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Unformatted text preview: Phenomena, objects are only appearances, empirically real o Contrasted w/ noumena Things in themselves Transcendentally ideal o Critique of Mendelsson: Kant says soul has intensive quantity that can diminish like consciousness Thus permanence of soul is not proven through this method o Critique of practical reason: Infinite progress Humans as rational but finite beings Hope for progress even beyond this life o Kants God: The Categorical Imperative: Innate sense of duty and knowledge of right and wrong Reid vs. Kant: o Reid: Common sense philosophy: Innate truths in human mind give us more stable concept of philosophy o Kant: Tried to find compromise between rationalism and empiricism Human moral sense based on: o Human moral freedom o Existence of God o Presence of immortal soul (only makes sense based on these 3 things)...
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