Single Idea 9777

[catalogued under 1. Philosophy / C. History of Philosophy / 4. Later European Philosophy / c. Eighteenth century philosophy]

Full Idea

From today's perspective it is in a way clear that Kant was the first philosopher. Pre-Kantian philosophy cannot think in his transcendental aspect.

Gist of Idea

Kant was the first philosopher

Source

Slavoj Zizek (Conversations, with Glyn Daly [2004], 1)

Book Reference

Zizek,Slavoj: 'Conversations with Zizek (with G.Daly)' [Polity 2004], p.26


A Reaction

It is probably equally plausible to say that Kant was the last philosopher. More thought-provoking than true.