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Johann Gottlieb Fichte
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Born(1762-05-19)19 May 1762
Died29 January 1814(1814-01-29) (aged 51)
NationalityGerman
EducationSchulpforta
University of Jena
(1780; no degree)
Leipzig University
(1781–1784; no degree)
Era18th-century philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
SchoolContinental philosophy
German idealism
Post-Kantian transcendental idealism[1][2]
Empirical realism[1]
Foundationalism[3]
Coherence theory of truth[4][5][6]
Jena Romanticism
Romantic nationalism[7]
InstitutionsUniversity of Jena
University of Erlangen
University of Berlin
Academic advisorsImmanuel Kant
Notable studentsImmanuel Hermann Fichte (son)
Main interests
Self-consciousness and self-awareness, moral philosophy, political philosophy
Notable ideas