Kant's Theory of Knowledge - Harold Arthur Prichard

Kant's Theory of Knowledge

By Harold Arthur Prichard

  • Release Date: 2010-06-05
  • Genre: Philosophy


The relation of subject-object was a central question in philosophy for centuries. To simplify things, the mechanical materialists laid all the stress on the object (material reality, nature), leaving no role for the thinking subject, which was portrayed as a passive receptacle (tabula rasa), whereas the idealists laid all the stress on the subject (mind, the Idea, etc ).