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11. Knowledge Aims / C. Knowing Reality / 3. Idealism / d. Absolute idealism

[reality is an ultimate unity of all ideas]

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The absolute I divides into consciousness, and a world which is not-I [Fichte, by Bowie]
Genuine idealism is seeing the ideal structure of the world [Hegel, by Houlgate]
The Absolute is not supposed to be comprehended, but felt and intuited [Hegel]
In the Absolute everything is the same [Hegel]
Being is Thought [Hegel]
The Absolute is the primitive system of concepts which are actualised [Hegel, by Gardner]
The 'absolute idea' is when all the contradictions are exhausted [Hegel, by Bowie]
For Schelling the Absolute spirit manifests as nature in which self-consciousness evolves [Schelling, by Lewis,PB]
The Absolute is the 'and' which unites 'spirit and nature' [Feuerbach]
British Idealists said reality is a single Mind which experiences itself [Bradley, by Grayling]
Qualities and relations are mere appearance; the Absolute is a single undifferentiated substance [Bradley, by Heil]
German Idealism says our thinking and nature have the same rational structure [Bowie]
Fichte, Hegel and Schelling developed versions of Absolute Idealism [Lewis,PB]
Fichte, Schelling and Hegel rejected transcendental idealism [Lewis,PB]