Immanuel Kant And The Enlightenment Era

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Immanuel Kant was a widely known German philosopher who was born in 1724 in Konigsberg, Prussia and died in 1804. Kant was often known as one of the most influential thinkers of the Enlightenment Era. Kant was the fourth of nine children born to Johann Georg Cant and Anna Regina Cant. Later on in his life he would decide to change his name from Cant to Kant so that it would reflect the German spelling and pronunciation practices. He was raised under the influence of Pietism, which was a movement within Lutheranism that began in the late 17th century. At age eight, he was sent to attend a Latin Pietist school and at the age of sixteen he began studying mathematics and philosophy at the University of Konigsberg. Unfortunately in 1746,
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