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Immanuel Kant
used in The Great Gatsby

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German philosopher generally considered the last major philosopher of the Enlightenment; emphasized the categorical imperative; criticized proofs of God, but believed God's existence must be assumed by rational, moral individuals (1724-1804)
  • There was nothing to look at from under the tree except Gatsby's enormous house, so I stared at it, like Kant at his church steeple, for half an hour.
    p. 88.4
Kant = famous Enlightenment philosopher who criticized proofs of God, but believed God's existence should be assumed (1724-1804)
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