Ideas of Immanuel Kant on the Threshold of New Enlightenment

Cover Page


The article offers the analysis of I. Kant’s ideas in the light of the author’s conception of the «New Enlightenment». «To get enlightened», according to I. Kant, is not a right, but a duty of humanity. The «Old Enlightenment» has not come to an end as a historical era; it will be replaced with the «New Enlightenment» in the 21th century. The main features of the «New Enlightenment» are 1) the protection of reason from irrationalism; 2)

A M Orekhov

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Department of Social Philosophy Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Abstract - 306

PDF (Russian) - 195

Copyright (c) 2016 Philosophy