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Knowledge and Education: Locke v. Kant

Compare the views of John Locke and Immanuel Kant on the role of nature versus nurture in knowledge acquisition.

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Locke views knowledge from a much more empirical standpoint than Kant. Kant, for his part, sought to reimagine the concept of a Platonic ideal for the modern age. In other ...

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The concepts foundational to Lockean and Kantian thought are touched on and applied to the "nature v. nurture" debate in education.

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