Philosophy in the Real World-Philosophers Kant and Nietzsche

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Philosophy in the Real World-Philosophers Kant and Nietzsche Immanuel Kant and Friedrich Nietzsche are two admirable philosophers from different times with many contributions to philosophy. The purpose of this paper is to identify and evaluate the key concepts and analyses that comprised each of these philosophers theories, identify and, describe each philosophers contributions to philosophy, describe how the culture and the time period each lived in influenced their ideas, and compare and contract these philosophers thoughts with that of their predecessors. After reading this paper we hope that a deeper understanding of both Kant and Nietzsche is acquired. Kant provided many great theories to philosophy, one of Kant’s key concepts to the idealist philosophy was on time and space has been noted as his best theory. The idea that time and space are merely conditions of our own animalistic instincts combined with intuition and life experiences opens the door to explore ideas of why humans seem to be in such a rush. By contemplating the human need for more time and space, this theory is obviously a huge step for human development. Kant made other contribution to science such as, the nature of the Earth’s rotation, in which he won an award, and the idea that the Milky Way was a large disk of stars. Kant’s theories trend more toward astronomy as a base for where he spent his time and one can see where his thinking about the creations of the galaxy would spin his thoughts to the idea of what is time. Nietzsche’s theories, although highly controversial, challenged the ideas of morality and the idea of God. His beliefs were not that religion was bad but the way it was taught and practiced contradicted the fact of what was said. Nietzsche even criticizes Kant’s view of ethics known as Kantianism. Nietzsche is most known for his statement “God is dead” and his
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