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Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)

"Immanuel Kant (UK: /kænt/, US: /kɑːnt/,[15][16] German: [ɪˈmaːnu̯eːl ˈkant, -nu̯ɛl -];[17][18] 22 April 1724 – 12 February 1804) was an influential Prussian German philosopher[19] in the Age of Enlightenment. In his doctrine of transcendental idealism, he argued that space, time, and causation are mere sensibilities; "things-in-themselves" exist, but their nature is unknowable.[20][21] In his view, the mind shapes and structures experience, with all human experience sharing certain structural features. He drew a parallel to the Copernican revolution in his proposition that worldly objects can be intuited a priori (´beforehand´), and that intuition is therefore independent from objective reality.[22] Kant believed that reason is the source of morality, and that aesthetics arise from a faculty of disinterested judgment. Kant´s views continue to have a major influence on contemporary philosophy, especially the fields of epistemology, ethics, political theory, and post-modern aesthetics." - (en.wikipedia.org 04.10.2019)

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teacher Philosophy, Theology Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803) Kaliningrad 1762-1764

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Kaliningrad20.554.716667175293Place of studiesdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622

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