Kant was a mid-to-late 1700’s scientist and then philosopher who saved science and philosophy, so to speak, with his Critique of Pure reason; Thanks Kant!… that said, unless you are a mega-genius with time on your hands, you should read a summary of his Tome-like masterwork which took him ten years to create, better yet, just read our factoids on Kant below.
Factoids tagged with "Immanuel Kant"
Kant predicted the effect of tides on the earth’s rotation, the composition of nebulae and the solar system, and a multi-galaxy universe in 1755; his theories weren’t fully confirmed until the 1900’s.
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All knowledge, all human understanding, can be said to be of four types: physical (empirical), logical (reason), ethical (philosophy in-action), and metaphysical (pure philosophy).
To discuss something properly, it helps to name it. That can mean naming a concept, an abstraction of an existing concept, or a theory. Without naming it, it is hard to talk about.
“Hume’s fork” describes how we refer to Kant’s critique of Hume, who separated knowledge into two types: facts based on ideas and facts based on experience.
Classical liberalism arose in opposition to state-imposed religion and aristocracy in the 1600 – 1700’s during the Age of Enlightenment in Europe and America.