Meaning of Fichte, Johann Gottlieb in English:

Fichte, Johann Gottlieb

Pronunciation /ˈfɪxtə/ /ˈfɪçtə/

proper noun

  • (1762–1814), German philosopher. A pupil of Kant, he postulated that the ego is the basic reality and that the world outside it is posited by the ego in defining and delimiting itself. His political addresses had some influence on the development of German nationalism and the overthrow of Napoleon.