neo-Kantianism

noun
\ ¦nē(ˌ)ō+ \
variants: or Neo-Kantianism

Definition of neo-Kantianism

: a philosophical movement opposing mid-19th century materialism and idealism, developing from Kant's epistemology, considering the thing-in-itself as a borderline concept and emphasizing normative considerations in ethics and jurisprudence

History and Etymology for neo-Kantianism

ne- + kantianism; probably translation of German neukantianismus

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“Neo-Kantianism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neo-Kantianism. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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