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Immanuel Kant
Immanuel Kant

Born in 1724 in Germany, philosopher Immanuel Kant taught physics. Eventually, his lectures widened to include philosophy, leading him to be appointed the chair of logic and metaphysics at Konigsberg. When the second edition of "Critique of Pure Reason" appeared, he was regarded by some as an oracle, which led to a struggle with the government over his religious views. He withdrew and gave…

Date of Birth: April 22, 1724
Date of Death: December 02, 1804


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"Reason does not work instinctively, but requires trial, practice, and instruction in order to gradually progress from one level of insight to another" Immanuel Kant
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"It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge that begins with experience." Immanuel Kant
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Doubt    German Philosopher   

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"By a lie a man throws away and, as it were, annihilates his dignity as a man" Immanuel Kant
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Dignity   

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"Fallacious and misleading arguments are most easily detected if set out in correct syllogistic form" Immanuel Kant
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"Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them." Immanuel Kant
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"Intuition and concepts constitute... the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them, nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge." Immanuel Kant
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German Philosopher    Intuition   

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"It is not necessary that whilst I live I live happily; but it is necessary that so long as I live I should live honourably." Immanuel Kant
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German Philosopher    Happiness   

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"It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy." Immanuel Kant
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"In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so." Immanuel Kant
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Ethics    German Philosopher   

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"So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world." Immanuel Kant
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"Morality is not really the doctrine of how to make ourselves happy but of how we are to be worthy of happiness" Immanuel Kant
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"Always recognize that human individuals are ends, and do not use them as means to your end." Immanuel Kant
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German Philosopher    Relationships   

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"All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason." Immanuel Kant
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German Philosopher    Knowledge   

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"To be is to do." Immanuel Kant
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Immanuel Kant

"That Logic has advanced in this sure course, even from the earliest times, is apparent from the fact that, since Aristotle, it has been unable to advance a step, and thus to all appearance has reached its completion." Immanuel Kant
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"No-one can compel me to be happy in accordance with his conception of the welfare of others, for each may seek his happiness in whatever way he sees fit, so long as he does not infringe upon the freedom of others to pursue a similar end which can be reconciled with the freedom of everyone else within a workable general law – i.e. he must accord to others the same right as he enjoys himself." Immanuel Kant
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Freedom   

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"May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law." Immanuel Kant
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"Man must be disciplined, for he is by nature raw and wild" Immanuel Kant
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"Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play." Immanuel Kant
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Experience    German Philosopher   

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"He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." Immanuel Kant
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Animals    German Philosopher   

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"Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck." Immanuel Kant
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German Philosopher    Metaphysics   





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