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Matters of spirit : J.G. Fichte and the technological imagination / F. Scott Scribner.

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Subject: Fichte, Johann Gottlieb, 1762-1814.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780271051307
  • ISBN: 0271051302
  • ISBN: 9780271055121
  • ISBN: 027105512X
  • ISBN: 0271034750
  • ISBN: 9780271034751
  • ISBN: 0271050195
  • ISBN: 9780271050195
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 205 pages).
  • Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2010.

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General Note: "Earlier versions of this work were also tested in the form of conference presentations at the North American Fichte Society"--Acknowledgments.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: An introduction to the crisis of spirit : technology and the Fichtean imagination -- Technology and truth : representation and the problem of the third term -- Spirit and the technology of the letter -- The spatial imagination : affect, image, and the critique of representational consciousness -- Subtle matter and the ground of intersubjectivity -- The aesthetic of influence -- The first displacement : from subjectivity to being -- The second displacement : from a metaphysical to a technological imagination.
Summary: "An interpretation of the philosophy of J.G. Fichte. Examines the impact of nineteenth-century psychological techniques and technologies on the formation of his theory of the imagination"--Provided by publisher.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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