Immanuel Kant Quote

For it is extremely absurd to expect to be enlightened by reason, and yet to prescribe to her beforehand on which side she must incline.


A 747, B 775; as translated by F. Max Mueller - Critique of Pure Reason (1781; 1787)

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For it is extremely absurd to expect to be enlightened by reason, and yet to prescribe to her beforehand on which side she must incline.

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For it is extremely absurd to expect to be enlightened by reason, and yet to prescribe to her beforehand on which side she must incline.

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For it is extremely absurd to expect to be enlightened by reason, and yet to prescribe to her beforehand on which side she must incline.

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For it is extremely absurd to expect to be enlightened by reason, and yet to prescribe to her beforehand on which side she must incline.