absolute idealist

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  • Absolute Idealism — ▪ philosophy       a philosophical theory chiefly associated with G.W.F. Hegel and Friedrich Schelling, both German idealist philosophers of the 19th century, Josiah Royce (Royce, Josiah), an American philosopher, and others, but, in its… …   Universalium

  • absolute idealism — 19th century version of idealism in which the world is equated with objective or absolute thought, rather than with the personal flux of experience, as in subjective idealism. The doctrine is the descendent of several ancestors, including the… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • idealism — /uy dee euh liz euhm/, n. 1. the cherishing or pursuit of high or noble principles, purposes, goals, etc. 2. the practice of idealizing. 3. something idealized; an ideal representation. 4. Fine Arts. treatment of subject matter in a work of art… …   Universalium

  • Coherence (The philosophy of) — Green, Bosanquet and the philosophy of coherence Gerald F.Gaus INTRODUCTION Along with F.H.Bradley (Bradley, F.H.), T.H.Green and Bernard Bosanquet were the chief figures in what is commonly called British idealism. Bradley is widely regarded as… …   History of philosophy

  • Royce, Josiah — born Nov. 20, 1855, Grass Valley, Calif., U.S. died Sept. 14, 1916, Cambridge, Mass. U.S. philosopher. He studied under William James and Charles Sanders Peirce at Johns Hopkins University. After teaching English at the University of California… …   Universalium

  • Hegelianism — /hay gay lee euh niz euhm, hi jee /, n. the philosophy of Hegel and his followers, characterized by the use of the Hegelian dialectic. [1855 60; HEGELIAN + ISM] * * * Diversified philosophical movement that developed out of G. W. F. Hegel s… …   Universalium

  • Bradley, F.H. — Bradley T.L.S.Sprigge INTRODUCTORY F.H.Bradley (1846–1924) was a fellow of Merton College, Oxford, for all his adult life. Though his personality and life are interesting, information about them is not required for an understanding of his… …   History of philosophy

  • Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich — (1770–1831)    A German idealist philosopher, Georg Hegel was born in Stuttgart, Germany, on August 27, 1770. Through his schooling years Hegel mastered English, Greek, French, and Hebrew; obtained a master’s degree in philosophy in 1790; and… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Bradley, Francis Herbert — (1846–1924) British absolute idealist . Educated at Oxford, Bradley was awarded a Fellowship at Merton College that gave him complete leisure for his studies and writing: it is said that he only visited Oxford during the vacations. He was the… …   Philosophy dictionary

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