absolute idealism

noun

Definition of absolute idealism

: the Hegelian philosophy of the absolute mind or any one of a group of metaphysical idealisms deriving primarily from Hegel which affirm that fundamental reality is an all-embracing spiritual unity — see idealism — compare hegelianism

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First Known Use of absolute idealism

1818, in the meaning defined above

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“Absolute idealism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/absolute%20idealism. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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