‎‘Kant’s Philosophy of Science’ to be discussed in Tehran

 
Publish Date : Thursday 18 July 2019 - 17:28
 
 
IBNA- A meeting for discussion on the book ‘Kant’s Philosophy of Science’ by Iranian ‎expert Reza Mahuzi will be held in Tehran on July 21. ‎
 
According to IBNA correspondent, the meeting is held jointly by Iran’s Book House Institute and the Research Center of Cultural and Social Studies affiliated to Iran’s Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.

As well as the author, two other Iranian experts Manouchehr Saane’ei Darehbidi and Ali Haghi will speak on the book and the view of the leading German philosopher Immanuel Kant on the philosophy of science.

Kant argued for a transcendental, a priori, systematic foundation for science. In ‘The Prolegomena to any Future Metaphysics’, ‘The Critique of Pure Reason’, ‘The Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science’, and other Critical (post-1781) works, Kant defends a "pure" (non-empirical), a priori philosophy of natural science, which extends to the famous statement in ‘The Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science’ that only sciences with a pure, formal foundation are sciences at all.

The program is scheduled for Sunday, July 21 at 4 to 6 p.m. in Iran’s Book House Institute.
 
 
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