Minding the Gap: Social Learning for Turning Ideals into by Harold Glasser

By Harold Glasser

People were either involved and tortured via questions concerning our destiny and destiny for a minimum of so long as we now have possessed the facility to percentage our techniques. below the easiest of situations, those mus- ings contain asking a sequence of questions on the current, prior, and destiny. the place are we? How did we get the following? the place will we seem to be heading? the place will we are looking to pass? How can we get there from right here?

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In the 18th century, for example, Immanuel Kant similarly and influentially contended that the capacity to form ethical concepts in the form of goals or end points for future actions based on universally applicable principles arises (like our understanding of time and space) a priori as one of the necessary preconditions for accurate sensory experience (rather than being determined by it). Kant made these claims respectively in his Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals and his Critique of Pure Reason (though philosophers tend not to grasp the linkage between his conceptual positions on ethics on the one hand and time and space on the other).

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