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Wed 8 Apr, 2009 11:29 am - What Kant actually meant is: If [u]anyone[/u] used that maxime it would be ineffectual to achieve that end. (view)
Wed 8 Apr, 2009 11:19 am - If nobody mentioned it yet: Google for "Determined chaos", that's the scientific keyword for what you mean - small influences on a system cause great changes. EDIT: "Determined... (view)
Thu 25 Dec, 2008 03:46 pm - Yes, his language is very difficult, even for german readers, because he used a sort of 19th century language of scholars and wrote mostly in hints. His language is often described as turgid... (view)
Wed 5 Nov, 2008 04:55 am - I think the main thesis of this thread is wrong. It is tried to falsify altruism by refering to own rationality. But that's not correct: This kind of rationality is not the logic of every... (view)
Sun 26 Oct, 2008 05:44 am - Actually I think the german philosophers have the coolest names :cool: Theodor Wiesengrund-Adorno Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Soeren Kierkegaard (okay, he's danish) (view)
Sun 26 Oct, 2008 05:22 am - But Kant does not give a moral imperative. He says that any rational being [I]has[/I] it. Rationality demands to act on maximes that doesn't interfere with itself from a universal point of... (view)
Sat 19 Jul, 2008 02:23 pm - Today's the 110th birthday of Herbert Marcuse, german Philosopher and Sociologist, who made major contributions to the critical theory. Happy Birthday :)... (view)
Sun 6 Jul, 2008 02:42 pm - That's what I thought, too. But my current signature isn't displayed in posts I made before I changed it. (view)
Sun 6 Jul, 2008 01:42 pm - Accepted. I was just quoting Mr. Kant ;) (view)
Sun 6 Jul, 2008 10:32 am - I disagree with the initial thesis. It's an important problem of ethics that we do not just choose between reactions on conquests but have to decide ourselfes what to do. The key question of... (view)
 
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