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Single Idea 3722

[catalogued under 1. Philosophy / E. Nature of Metaphysics / 5. Metaphysics beyond Science]

Full Idea

Metaphysics doesn't let itself be held back by anything empirical, and indeed goes right to Ideas, where examples themselves fail.

Gist of Idea

Metaphysics goes beyond the empirical, so doesn't need examples


Immanuel Kant (Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals [1785], 412.36)

Book Reference

Kant,Immanuel: 'The Moral Law (Groundwork of Morals)', ed/tr. Paton,H.J. [Hutchinson 1948], p.76