Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [kant]

Immanuel Kant was a German Enlightenment philosopher.

0
votes
0answers
64 views

Did Kant explain how a person is able to make a reliable decision, given that the noumenal world is unknowable?

Kant argued that, in matters of perception, there is a noumenon and a phenomenon. The phenomenal world is that which a human can perceive. But the noumenal world exists independently of human ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Kantian space and the Leibnitzian argument for Idealism

The paper "Kant's conception of Berkeley's Idealism" by G.J Mattey says that (1) Leibnitz argument in defense of what Kant called dogmatic Idealism in the Politz lectures on Metaphysics in the late '...
0
votes
0answers
90 views

Murderer at the Door Moral Duty [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What would Kant do when two categorical imperatives conflict? Could he ever justify lying? I have read about Kantian ethics, and want to make sure I understand the categorical ...
0
votes
2answers
130 views

Does anyone claim that absolute or in itself value (in Kant's senses) must be about something which exists?

Do these sorts of value depend on the valuable thing existing? I'm asking just because I'm suspicious of valuable things which do not always exist, and want to (eventually) find the terminology for ...
0
votes
1answer
97 views

Vedānta in Kant

There are many similarities in Vedānta and the philosophy of Kant . What is the precise similarity between them?
-1
votes
0answers
17 views

Rationality in Kantian ethics [closed]

What is the importance of rationality in Kantian ethics? The role it plays in Kantian ethics.
-1
votes
1answer
95 views

Can we be intuistionists about the CI? [closed]

Can we simply intuit the value of and how to respect someone's dignity, without allowing its equivalence to rational formulations as in the Universal Law of Nature Formula? I just think that the ...
-2
votes
1answer
58 views

Can the height in another dimension look different from different dimensions? [closed]

Can the height in another dimension look different from different dimensions that we know? For example, can the width looks different than we see it?
-3
votes
2answers
71 views

Has philosophy progressed since Kant? [closed]

Kant reasoned that we can never know "the thing in itself" since all knowledge is acquired via the apparatuses by which humans perceive, understand, and reason. Hence much of science and "human ...
-3
votes
1answer
284 views

What was Kant's accomplishment? [closed]

I have to admit, that I don't know this: I know that before Kant there were two groups of people that saw the world differently and Kant somehow synthesized the two positions and afterwords Hegel had ...