post-Kant·​ian ˌpōs(t)-ˈkan-tē-ən How to pronounce post-Kantian (audio)
: of or relating to the idealist philosophers (such as Fichte, Schelling, and Hegel) following Kant and developing some of his ideas

Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of post-Kantian was in 1843

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“Post-Kantian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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