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Kant's philosophy and the spectacles through which we see the world
by Adrian Moore
About this EXP
Adrian Moore, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford, discusses Kant’s view of the transcendent and the great metaphysical questions.
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Key point 1
Kant believed in a transcendent realm beyond how we see things through our ‘spectacles.’
Key point 2
Kant believed that the great metaphysical questions relating to the existence of God and an afterlife could never be answered, but that didn’t make them less vital.
Key point 3
By acknowledging that there was no answer, Kant left the door open for the development of faith.
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