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[kant; German kahnt] /kænt; German kɑnt/

[ih-man-yoo-uh l;; German ih-mah-noo-el] /ɪˈmæn yu əl;; German ɪˈmɑ nuˌɛl/ (Show IPA), 1724–1804, German philosopher.
/kænt; German kant/
Immanuel (ɪˈmaːnueːl). 1724–1804, German idealist philosopher. He sought to determine the limits of man’s knowledge in Critique of Pure Reason (1781) and propounded his system of ethics as guided by the categorical imperative in Critique of Practical Reason (1788)


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