Philosophy In The Real World Philosophers Kant And Nietzsche

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Immanuel Kant and Friedrich Nietzsche are two admirable philosophers from different times with many contributions to philosophy. The purpose of this paper is to identify and evaluate the key concepts and analyses that comprised each of these philosophers theories, identify and, describe each philosophers contributions to philosophy, describe how the culture and the time period each lived in influenced their ideas, and compare and contract these philosophers thoughts with that of their predecessors. After reading this paper we hope that a deeper understanding of both Kant and Nietzsche is acquired.
Kant provided many great theories to philosophy, one of Kant’s key concepts to the idealist philosophy was on time and space has been... View More »

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His also contributed to ethics. He states that “actions should only be performed if it could safely become a universal law." In simpler terms that means act as if its happing to you and make it good choice that everyone would want to follow.
Nietzsche was a German philosopher of the late 19th century who challenged the foundations of God. He believed that people should enjoy all the riches, life, money, power and, all other lavishing things. He was the type of person who always questions all life's energies. He reached out to all cultures from all around the world. He inspired poets, dancers, novelist, philosophers, and many other professions. Although they each had very different thoughts on philosophy, they both contributed to the world of philosophy.
Both these philosopher came from different cultures, times and, background, but both made outstanding contributions to the world of philosophy. “Kant was born on April 22, 1724, in Konigsberg, the capital of East Prussia” according to “Life and works” (1998 – 2012, para. 1). Kant grew up as a follower of Pietism, which was a Lutheran movement that stressed love and good, simplicity of worship, and individual access to God ("Life Works," 2012). When Kant was 16 he started college at the University of Konigsberg. During that time Kant studied mathematics, physics, philosophy, theology, and classical Latin literature (“Life Works”, 2012). During that time frame Kant was exposed to many types of philosophies, and written literature. Kant’s college professor introduced Kant to philosophers, such as Wolffian, and ...

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