Idealism Pt. 2: Kant’s Transcendental Idealism

Author: Addison Ellis Category: Historical Philosophy, Epistemology Word Count: 1000   Editor’s Note: This essay is the second of three in a series authored by Addison on the topic of philosophical idealism. Part 1 on Berkeley's Subjective Idealism can be read here. In the 18th Century, what has become known as the empiricist picture of knowledge took the mind to have … Continue reading Idealism Pt. 2: Kant’s Transcendental Idealism

Deontology: Kantian Ethics

Immanuel Kant's "Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals"

Author: Andrew Chapman Category: Ethics Word Count: 998 “Trolley problems” are philosophical thought experiments where we make an imaginary choice that usually ends in someone getting, well, run over by a trolley. Here we will use trolley problems to introduce Kantian Ethics, which is the ethical theory developed by Immanuel Kant (1724-1804), and introduce deontological … Continue reading Deontology: Kantian Ethics