Egotism in German Philosophy

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Egotism in German Philosophy  (1916) 
by George Santayana
EGOTISM

IN

GERMAN PHILOSOPHY


BY

G. SANTAYANA

LATE PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN HARVARD UNIVERSITY



LONDON AND TORONTO

J. M. DENT & SONS LIMITED

NEW YORK: CHARLES SCRIBNER’S SONS

Front matter (not individually listed)
CONTENTS


chap.     page
I. The General Character of German Philosophy  . . .  11
II. The Protestant Heritage  . . .  21
III. Transcendentalism  . . .  32
IV. Hints of Egotism in Goethe  . . .  43
V. Seeds of Egotism in Kant  . . .  54
VI. Transcendentalism Perfected  . . .  65
VII. Fichte on the Mission of Germany  . . .  73
VIII. The Egotism of Ideas  . . .  84
IX. Egotism and Selfishness  . . .  99
X. The Breach with Christianity  . . .  104
XI. Nietzsche and Schopenhauer  . . .  114
XII. The Ethics of Nietzsche  . . .  123
XIII. The Superman  . . .  136
XIV. Heathenism  . . .  144
XV. German Genius  . . .  154
XVI. Egotism in Practice  . . .  162
  Index  . . .  169


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