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Single Idea 22048

[catalogued under 11. Knowledge Aims / C. Knowing Reality / 3. Idealism / a. Idealism]

Full Idea

Idealism was conceived as a link between reason and freedom.

Gist of Idea

Idealism is the link between reason and freedom


Terry Pinkard (German Philosophy 1760-1860 [2002], 14 Conc)

Book Reference

Pinkard,Terry: 'German Philosophy 1760-1860' [CUP 2002], p.366

A Reaction

I'm beginning to see the Romantic era as the Age of Freedom, which followed the Age of Reason. This idea fits that picture nicely. Pinkard says that paradoxes resulted from the attemptl