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Author Scribner, F. Scott.

Title Matters of spirit : J.G. Fichte and the technological imagination / F. Scott Scribner
Published University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 205 pages)
Series American and European philosophy
American and European philosophy.
Contents 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
Notes "Earlier versions of this work were also tested in the form of conference presentations at the North American Fichte Society"--Acknowledgments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Fichte, Johann Gottlieb, 1762-1814.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0271034750
0271051302 (electronic bk.)
027105512X (electronic bk.)
9780271051307 (electronic bk.)
9780271055121 (electronic bk.)