absolute ego


Definition of absolute ego

: the Fichtean ego that posits its own existence and through the opposition of subject and object thus created dialectically evolves the universe

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First Known Use of absolute ego

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Absolute ego.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/absolute%20ego. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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