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Kant, Immanuel

Pronunciation: /känt/
(1724–1804), German philosopher. In the Critique of Pure Reason (1781) he countered Hume’s skeptical empiricism by arguing that any affirmation or denial regarding the ultimate nature of reality (“noumenon”) makes no sense. His Critique of Practical Reason (1788) affirms the existence of an absolute moral law—the categorical imperative.

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