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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kantianadjective

    of or relating to Immanuel Kant or his philosophy


  1. Kantiannoun

    A person who subscribes to philosophical views associated with Immanuel Kant.

  2. Kantianadjective

    Of, pertaining to, or resembling the philosophical views of (1724-1804).


  1. Kantian

    Kantianism is the philosophy of Immanuel Kant, a German philosopher born in Königsberg, Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia). The term Kantianism or Kantian is sometimes also used to describe contemporary positions in philosophy of mind, epistemology, and ethics.


  1. kantian

    Kantian refers to the philosophical theories and concepts developed by the German philosopher Immanuel Kant. These theories generally focus on the idea of moral philosophy, ethics, epistemology, and aesthetics. Kantian philosophy emphasizes the importance of reason, the individual's duty to moral laws, and the concept of "categorical imperative," which is a principle stating an action is morally right if it can be made into a universal law.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kantianadjective

    of or pertaining to Immanuel Kant, the German philosopher; conformed or relating to any or all of the philosophical doctrines of Immanuel Kant

  2. Kantiannoun

    a follower of Kant; a Kantist

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kantian

    kan′shi-an, adj. pertaining to the doctrines of, or belonging to, the great German philosopher, Immanuel Kant (1724-1804).—ns. Kan′tianism, Kant′ism, the doctrines or philosophy of Kant; Kant′ist, a disciple or follower of Kant.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kantian in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kantian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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