[kant; German kahnt]
- Im·man·u·el [ih-man-yoo-uh l; German ih-mah-noo-el] /ɪˈmæn yu əl; German ɪˈmɑ nuˌɛl/, 1724–1804, German philosopher.
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A person, Kant tells us, is crooked timber from which no straight thing can be made.A Hebrew Democratic State for All Its Citizens
October 3, 2013
There has never been so concise and definitive a debunking of Kant's categorical imperative.David's Bookclub: Catch-22
December 29, 2012
I may attain great merit by my struggle, but I cannot make myself a Kant.Understanding the Scriptures
For Fichte He is moral order (a very evident recollection of Kant).
Kant said that the world furnished us with the matter of the idea and that we furnished the form.
Kant is admitted to be one of the greatest of the German philosophers.
He had written a treatise on ethics which on some points anticipated Kant.Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle
H. N. Brailsford
- Immanuel (ɪˈmaːnueːl). 1724–1804, German idealist philosopher. He sought to determine the limits of man's knowledge in Critique of Pure Reason (1781) and propounded his system of ethics as guided by the categorical imperative in Critique of Practical Reason (1788)