neo-Kantian

1 of 2

noun

¦nē(ˌ)ō+
variants or Neo-Kantian
: an adherent of neo-Kantianism

neo-Kantian

2 of 2

adjective

"
variants or Neo-Kantian
: derived from Kant or based on his theories or his philosophy
a neo-Kantian movement
a neo-Kantian hypothesis

Word History

Etymology

Noun

ne- + kantian; probably translation of German neukantianer

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“Neo-Kantian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neo-Kantian. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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