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I finished The Critique of Pure Reason recently. Its comprehensibility is not aided by translation from German. I can't (haha) say that I fully "got" it - there were moments where Kant's insight shone like a beacon, but others where it was a fog of swirling words. It would have been interesting to see what Kant would have done had he lived after Godel, who put an end to the idea of a complete, consistent formal system once and for all.
Immanuel Kant was an 18th-century philosopher from the Prussian city of Königsberg (now Kaliningrad, Russia). He's regarded as one of the most influential thinkers of modern Europe & of the late Enlightenment. His most important work is The Critique of Pure Reason, an investigation of reason itself. It encompasses an attack on traditional metaphysics & epistemology, & highlights his ow ...moreMore about Immanuel Kant...