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transcendental idealism

(philosophy) the Kantian doctrine that reality consists not of appearances, but of some other order of being whose existence can be inferred from the nature of human reason
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  • What I said just now about the Absolute of transcendental idealism is a case in point.

    Pragmatism William James
  • transcendental idealism, as above stated, reveals a way out of the dilemma.

  • Schelling's "transcendental idealism," with which Coleridge was afterwards most in sympathy, was not published till 1800.

    Transcendentalism in New England Octavius Brooks Frothingham
  • Singularly enough, Fichte accepted the transcendental idealism as an orthodox exposition of his own philosophy.

    History of Modern Philosophy

    Alfred William Benn
  • The Aupanishadas have thus advanced from the pantheism of the orthodox ritualists to a transcendental idealism.

    Hindu Gods And Heroes Lionel D. Barnett

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