Monday, September 16, 2013

Philosophy Matters

In Russia, a philosophic dispute over Immanuel Kant escalated and led to one of the disputants getting shot. While this could show that philosophy is taken much more seriously in Russia, it could also mean that Kant is much more despised in Russia than in most of the rest of the world. I would really like to know what they were arguing about; the categorical imperative? the Ding-an-sich? perpetual peace?

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