- german idealism
Intellectual intuition is the immediate consciousness that I act and of what I do when I act. It is because of this that it is possible for me to know something because I do it. (I:464; IW 46)
Fichte construes self-consciousness in terms of a kind of absolute positing, which he terms “intellectual intuition.” What are the features of such intuition?
there is no distinction between intuition and its object
- GA, II.3, p. 144: “that which is intuited is at the same time the intuition.”
function of the subject’s spontaneity
provides an immediate awareness of subject’s existence