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JOHANN GOTTLIEB FICHTE
(1762–1814)

from The Science of Ethics as Based on the Science of Knowledge

  The philosopher of subjective idealism, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, was born into poverty at Rammenau, Saxony, the son of a peasant. It is said that as a child, he attracted the attention of a nobleman by reciting verbatim a church … Continue reading

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