Adjective "kantian" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈkantɪən/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Relating to or consistent with the works of the German philosopher Immanuel Kant.
  1. 'But he doesn't spell out his theory in dull, prosaic, Kantian or Cartesian fashion.'
  2. 'It's an idea that has to do with language being actual, being temporal and spatial, to be Kantian about it.'
  3. 'Kantian moral philosophers will find much to disagree with, but the book raises important puzzles for Kantian moral theory.'

noun

A person who supports the works of the German philosopher Immanuel Kant.
  1. 'They had already inherited those problems in their traditional forms along with the basic philosophical stances of the Kantians, Hegelians, and positivists.'
  2. 'Other developments in mathematics also proved problematic for Kantians.'
  3. 'I am a new Kantian in regards to my epistemology.'

Definitions

1. of, relating to, or resembling the philosophy of Kant. noun

2. an adherent of the philosophy of Immanuel Kant.

More examples(as adjective)

"insights can be kantian."

"senses can be kantian."

"syntheses can be kantian."

"positions can be kantian."

"notions can be kantian."

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Origin

(Kantian)