PHILOSOPHY: Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant was acutely aware of living in an age when philosophy would need to supplant the role once played by religion. This helped him to arrive at his most famous concept: the ‘categorical imperative.’ If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide):


“Immanuel Kant is a philosopher who tried to work out how human beings could be good and kind – outside of the exhortations and blandishments of traditional religion.
He was born in 1724 in the Baltic city of Königsberg, which at that time was part of Prussia, and now belongs to Russia (renamed Kaliningrad)…”

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p3tr0114 says:

I had a Kantian thought recently. I accidentally littered and then I went to pick up the rubbish. But, then I thought the effort to pick up the rubbish was too great, greater than the harm that the litter itself would do. But, I thought I would still pick up the trash anyway. But, then I thought again; “What if I subjected this to the entire race?” Then I changed my mind and left the rubbish where it was because I would not want the whole race to be subject to that. Thanks Kant 🙂

Jimmy Two Times says:

Can we do one on The RZA

MrLetsfifa12 says:

Im so failing this Exam tomorrow

Luan Silva says:

Me ajudou muitoo

Hand Solo says:

I dont think modern art can serve the function he imagined.

Indigo Lynx says:

Seems like a bit of a Kant to be honest

Kyle says:

That was very educational, I’ve been greatly enlightened and am eternally in debt for the service you have paid to me and the knowledge you have bestowed upon me. Thank you for the good work you do day in and day out. -Mcaulay Culkin

carol says:

podia ter um video narrado em portugues poxa

Emy A. says:


Patsi Aleks says:

Kant and Voltaire are my favorites

ROMEMoussolini says:

Where be the transcendental idealism at? I was under the impression his biggest contribution was the “Copernican Revolution”?

Arthur Schopenhauer says:

I am not the biggest fan.

Ben B says:

nope, enforcing morals is an idiotic concept

Jans6ever says:

The examples of art were not very accurate. Kant’s beauty of nature doesnt go in any way with modern or contemporary art.

koosmangat says:

I studied philosophy in Uni and to me among all the contemporary philosophers, Kant’s work is the hardest to comprehend somehow..

Himi chan says:

I like your videos and specially your accent, but please can you speak more slowly. I have troubles grasping all the ideas you talk about. It’s not like I don’t understand the words, I do, but i need to absorb the information and make sense of it

Faried De Bruyns says:

I am enjoying this series. I only heard these names, read a bit on them. Heard their names spiced in other lectures, and read a bit to keep up. These place some of those things in perspective. At the same time, my background is in Islamic Studies, the good and the many problems there. So, this series is very helpful to me, to see more clarity next to these famous names.

Dr. Carr says:

does anyone know who or what is the name of the painting in 5:31? i have one exactly like that . artist name? thank you

Daniel Joseph says:

Kant’s work is unintelligible to obscure the fact that it’s fundamentally flawed, as are all materialist philosophies. Once you remove an objective moral standard, all bets are off.

Ryan Foerstner says:

Kant did much more for philosophy than just the categorical imperative…

dinja says:

5 out 5 here I come!

TorcidaCro says:

Next episode of “The School of Life”: Jesus Christ was secularist humanist who wanted to replace religion with reason…

FailedLeopard says:

This guy was quite the Kant, wasn’t he?

Mikaeel Bin Harith says:

If you don’t believe in God you really have no way to prove morality.

s007ja says:

I can’t get into Kant.

xasma says:

But who can decide everyone’s path to personal reasonability? There cannot be one way in any case as not everyone could be happy under just one circumstance. There will always be unbalance I presume.

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