Kant on the Nature of Space

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Kant on the Nature of Space
Immanuel Kant(1724-1804) is one of the most important philosophers. He was vital because he created many influential theories regarding ethics and critical thinking. He also created some important arguments about the nature of reality(
Guyer
and Wood vii).
In the “Transcendental Aesthetic First Section on Space”(Kant 157-159) Kant makes a compelling argument about the nature of space. Kant argues that space is an intuition rather than a concept. The question that needs to be asked is Kant right about this? Is space really intuited thought?
The argument that will be made in this essay is that Kant is correct in suggesting that space is intuited. This relates to Kant’s arguments about subjectivity and...
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