Neo-Hegelian

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a.1.Of or pertaining to Neo-Hegelianism.
n.1.An adherent of Neo-Hegelianism.
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Our concern is to win people's confidence in restoring an absolute idealism in the political life," Gemayel concluded.
The story of philosophy at Johns Hopkins includes Josiah Royce, who became a leading voice for absolute idealism.
On second thoughts, it is not so surprising when we remember that Schelling has largely been neglected as a historical stepping-stone, what he would call a 'vanishing mediator', in German idealism's transition from Kant and Fichte's critical idealisms to Hegel's absolute idealism.
Instead of an absolute idealism, the goal is now a finite idealism--no longer oriented toward being in itself, but bound by the skeptical and critical horizons of our moment.
Yet, within each tradition and each school there is a wide range of difference, so that among the Buddhists we have a range from direct realism to absolute idealism.
The metaphysical basis for this form of absolute idealism is provided by a concept of time in which each fleeting now has a fixed and permanent place, and by a theory of identity according to which personal individuality is dissolved in a unitary Whole.
This is the very essence of Hegel's absolute idealism and of his thorough-going anti-representationalism.
Precisely because Borges's anxiety is provoked by Macedonio's elaboration of a threshold to a world in which absolute idealism reigns-a world resting entirely on hermetic underpinnings that invert the Enlightenment principles of reality, such as logic and reason-Borges makes use of that same threshold in the form of a mirror, inverting its inversion, as a starting point for his fiction.
One final classification is absolute idealism whose adherents derived the transcendental subject from its place within nature (Beiser 2002, 4).
Borges, it is argued, uses idealist tenets for epistemological purposes, and remains faithful to an absolute idealism.
In spite of all these precautions, however, it is possible to detect a subtle interweaving of narrative and argument in the text of The Phenomenology of Spirit, a complicity between mythos and logos that in turn reveals a more intimate rapport between narrative and knowledge in the Hegelian system of Absolute Idealism as a whole.
sees Hegel's account needing is the retrieval of the roles that Holderlin, Novalis, and Schlegel each played in the development of idealism, summed up in the claim that "there is not a single Hegelian theme that cannot be traced back to his predecessors in Jena" and "the fathers of absolute idealism were Holderlin, Schlegel and Schelling" (10).