Immanuel Kant: Biography & German Enlightenment

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Kant waited to publish his first work, _____ , until 1781, though it remains his most important and influential work.

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1. How did Kant's Categorical Imperative differ from Consequentialism?

2. Philosophers who differed from Kant believed in _____ , which is the thought that actions could be considered just if they resulted in a greater net outcome of 'good'.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz/worksheet combo will test you on your understanding of the famous philosopher, Immanuel Kant. It will guide your study and assess your understanding with multiple choice questions on his life and work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these learning tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • German city where Kant was born and spent most of his life
  • Kant's first published and most influential work
  • The name he gave to his fundamental morality
  • What Kant's opponents believed in
  • How all moral actions can be supported, according to Kant

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Immanuel Kant
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the life and philosophy of Immanuel Kant in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Kant's views on morality and reason

Additional Learning

To learn more about a famous German philosopher, review the corresponding lesson called Immanuel Kant: Biography & German Enlightenment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Discusses the biography of Immanuel Kant
  • Examines his works
  • Explores his philosophy on ethics
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