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What Is Enlightenment? (Was ist Aufklärung?) by Michel Foucault, 1978 (translation by Mathew Henson, 1992)
Let us linger a few moments over Kant’s text. It merits attention for several reasons.
To this same question, Moses Mendelssohn had also replied in the same journal, just two months earlier. 2,352 more words
In St. Paul’s letter to the Galatians he makes the following claim, “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in God.” Such a claim is apropos of Immanuel Kant’s notion of private versus public use of reason, and is also the central theme of the film Brooklyn. 1,602 more words
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“One doesn’t always have to formalize: Nietzsche thought that if God existed, the I is impossible. That may be very convincing, if A commands B, B no longer is autonomous, doesn’t have subjectivity anymore, but when in the course of thinking, you don’t stay in the formal, when you think from the contents, a situation called heteronomy has a totally different meaning.” (own translation), E.