"Mathesis of the Mind": A Study of Fichte's Wissenschaftslehre and Geometry

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This is the first major study in any language on J.G. Fichte's philosophy of mathematics and theory of geometry. It investigates both the external formal and internal cognitive parallels between the axioms, intuitions and constructions of geometry and the scientific methodology of the Fichtean system of philosophy. In contrast to "ordinary" Euclidean geometry, in his Erlanger Logik of 1805 Fichte posits a model of an "ursprungliche" or original geometry - that is to say, a synthetic and constructivistic conception grounded ...

"Mathesis of the Mind": A Study of Fichte's Wissenschaftslehre and Geometry 2012, Editions Rodopi B.V., Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789042034914

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