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Austin Sandlin 1301 Philosophy Prof. McQuillan Kant and the Analysis Of His Writing When I read philosophical theories I tend to look into my experiences and beliefs to either side with the philosopher or dispel his ideas. But when I read Kant, since his words are very meticulous, thorough, and almost unquestionable in an essence, I tend to look at his thoughts objectively and question the meaning. As you read through my paper, I hope to give you a new perception to Kant and not to look at him as an infallible philosopher but question his divinity and preciseness. In the book Classic Philosophical Questions, Kant introduces us (the audience) to analytic and synthetic propositions. Analytic propositions are true by nature of the meaning of the words involved in the sentence, in that we require no further knowledge than the common language spoken to understand this proposition. Where in “theory”, synthetic judgments and propositions are anything that is based on essentially experience. So in relation to the last paragraph, did we as humans natually know to breathe when we are born? Babies make breathing movements all along inside their mothers(the utero). Inside, they breathe amniotic fluid in and out of their developing lungs.
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When the lungs are getting ready for birth, surfactant develops which helps the lungs not stick to each other as they first breathe air. As a vaginally
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This note was uploaded on 06/24/2008 for the course PHIL 1301 taught by Professor Mcquillan during the Summer '08 term at Richland Community College.

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