Bryan Magee talks to Geoffrey Warnock about Kant (1987)

The Great Philosophers: a History of Western Philosophy

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Geoffrey Warnock discusses the philosophy of anti-empiricist Immanual Kant and his view that activities and powers within the mind are the key to knowledge and that all knowledge is appearance. Countering Hume, Kant insists it is the mind, not the senses, which unifies and organizes sensory flow into meaningful definitions of things. Dist: Films Media Group. 1987. 45 min.

About the Series

This series of incisive intellectual conversations from the BBC archives presents a comprehensive introduction to the concepts of western philosophy through 15 of its greatest thinkers. Each program features series creator, world-renowned author, professor, and philosophy specialist Bryan Magee, who discusses the philosophers’ ideas within the context of their times and intellectual accomplishments with other distinguished experts. 15-part series, 43-48 minutes each.

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