Meaning of KANTIANISM in English


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Kantianism comprises diverse philosophies that share Kant's concern to explore the nature and limits of human knowledge in the hope of raising philosophy to the level of a science. Each submovement of Kantianism has tended to focus on its own selection and reading of Kant's many concerns. In the 1790s there emerged in Germany the so-called semi-Kantians, who altered features of Kant's system they viewed as inadequate, unclear, or even wrong; its members included Friedrich Schiller , Friedrich Bouterwek (1766–1828), and Jakob Friedrich Fries (1773–1843). The period from 1790 to 1835 was the age of the post-Kantian idealists (see idealism ). A major revival of interest in Kantian philosophy began с 1860. See also Johann Gottlieb Fichte ; G.W.F. Hegel ; Neo-Kantianism ; {{link=Schelling, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von">Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling .

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