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XVII. Later Philosophy

§ 16. The Philosophical Review

The definitive triumph of the idealistic movement may be dated from the founding in 1892 of The Philosophical Review under the editorship of Jacob Gould Schurman and James Edwin Creighton. As this review has always been open to scholarly contributions in all the various fields of philosophy, the character of its contributions during its first decade bears ample evidence to the complete dominance of the Kantian and Hegelian idealism. The old Scottish philosophy could not hold its own before the superior finesse and technical equipment of the new school. At bottom, too, it realized the necessity of an alliance with the new rationalistic philosophy in the fight for a theistic and spiritual view of the world against scientific positivism and popular materialism.