Immanuel Kant Research Paper

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Immanuel Kant was a German Philosopher who was the most influential in history, we will discuss his role in the age of reason, his uniqueness, and inventions. He was Born in Konigsberg, Prussia, during 1724. He was the central figure in modern philosophy during the age of reason including the enlightenment and the scientific revolution. He contributed to metaphysics, epistemology, ethics. and aesthetics. His work in ethics was more substantial than his work in metaphysics and epistemology. He was a very humble and noble man who argued against his predecessors about empiricist and rejected rationalist notion that priori knowledge of a mind-independent world was possible. He also believed that a feature that gives an action moral worth is the motive behind the action. He is known for saying “ Act only according to that maximum by which you can at the same time will that it should become a universal law”. …show more content…

He started teaching at Albertina in 1775 making his profit directly from his students. He published three scientific works during 1774 and 1775 while also developing the nebular hypothesis and creating Latin dissertations. He unified the theoretical and practical parts of his philosophical system. His ethical theory executed a powerful influence on history and philosophy while his critical philosophy argued that “human understanding is the source of general laws, which is our basis for belief in God, freedom, and immortality”. He had a very unique way of viewing the universe, according to his theories your actions did not depend on their consequences but rather on whether they fulfill a duty. He believed that there was an almighty principle of morality, the categorical imperative. With his uniqueness, he was able to quickly build a reputation for himself as a promising young intelligent

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