Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or belonging to Immanuel Kant, the great German philosopher (1724-1804), or to his system of philosophy.
  • noun A follower of Kant; a Kantist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A follower of Kant; a Kantist.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to Immanuel Kant, the German philosopher; conformed or relating to any or all of the philosophical doctrines of Immanuel Kant.

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  • adjective philosophy Of, pertaining to, or resembling the philosophical views of Immanuel Kant (1724-1804).
  • noun philosophy A person who subscribes to philosophical views associated with Immanuel Kant.

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  • adjective of or relating to Immanuel Kant or his philosophy

Etymologies

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From Kant +‎ -ian

Examples

  • I.e., those who imagined the Copenhagen narrative had been steeped in Kantian idealism.

    June 5th, 2009

  • It is not our business here to oppose the application of the name Kantian to modernist philosophy.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Each recalls the Kantian claim that objectivity requires space, or that grasping something as independent from oneself requires the experience of space, a version of which is deployed by Strawson

    Auditory Perception

  • Schopenhauer can be called a Kantian, but he did not always agree with the details of Kant's arguments.

    Arthur Schopenhauer

  • Between these two accounts of the Kantian legacies of the aesthetic — or what one might call the Kantian insistence — Karen Swann discerns and examines a certain recurrent "shape" in Shelley's poetry, "a beautiful, slumbering human form" (1).

    Introduction: 'The Power is There': Romanticism as Aesthetic Insistence

  • First, the approach must have what I would call a Kantian element: that is, it must have as a fundamental ethical starting point a view that we must respect each individual sentient being as an end in itself, not a mere means to the ends of others.

    The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Blog

  • First, the approach must have what I would call a Kantian element: that is, it must have as a fundamental ethical starting point a view that we must respect each individual sentient being as an end in itself, not a mere means to the ends of others.

    The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Blog

  • First, the approach must have what I would call a Kantian element: that is, it must have as a fundamental ethical starting point a view that we must respect each individual sentient being as an end in itself, not a mere means to the ends of others.

    The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Blog

  • First, the approach must have what I would call a Kantian element: that is, it must have as a fundamental ethical starting point a view that we must respect each individual sentient being as an end in itself, not a mere means to the ends of others.

    The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Blog

  • The Louvre realized a kind of Kantian ideal for art as the object of disinterested contemplation.

    Napoleon's Eye

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