Salomon Maimon

[Revised entry by Peter Thielke and Yitzhak Melamed on July 31, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Salomon Maimon (1753 - 1800) stands as one of the most acute, original, and complicated
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[Revised entry by Peter Thielke and Yitzhak Melamed on July 31, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Salomon Maimon (1753 - 1800) stands as one of the most acute, original, and complicated thinkers - and certainly one of the most fascinating personalities - of the 1780s and 1790s. By granting the principle of sufficient reason unlimited validity Maimon embraces a radical form of rationalism. His robust criteria for the validity of knowledge suggests that even Kant's attempt to limit epistemological claims to the realm of possible experience cannot be...

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