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1. Immanuel Kant was born in 1724 in (what was then) East Prussia. His critical influence on Western thought was to promote the "emancipation of the human consciousness from an immature state of ignorance". Which period, which coincided with the life of Kant, does this statement reflect the sentiments of?
2. Which of the following best describes the early family life of Immanuel Kant?
3. Kant took a keen interest in science after being introduced to the work of Isaac Newton as a student. He is credited with being one of the earliest developers of the Nebular Hypothesis. With which matter is this hypothesis concerned?
4. In 1781, Immanuel Kant published a work which looked at the limits of human knowledge based on reason alone. What is the name of this famous work?
5. Immanuel Kant drew a distinction between the way objects were in themselves (which he termed the "noumenal world") and the way in which we interpret these objects via our senses. What term did Kant use for this latter category?
6. Immanuel Kant held that concepts such as time, space, and causality were simply creations of our minds.
7. Immanuel Kant concerned himself with the issue of morality as well as reality. What name is given to Kant's concept on moral philosophy?
8. After producing works on the subjects of reality and morality, Kant aimed to complete the trilogy with his "Critique on Judgement". Which of the following was a major theme of this work?
9. Kant was well-travelled and delivered various lectures on his revolutionary ideas all over Europe.
10. The works of Immanuel Kant have inspired some to call it a revolution in western philosophy, and specifically to compare it to a famous scientific revolution. Which revolution is this?
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