Thinking For A Living: A Philosopher’s Notebook 3— Kant, universities, The Deep(er) State, and philosophy.

By Robert Hanna

“Diogenes Sheltering in His Barrel,” by John William Waterhouse

58. Indeed, there is even some logical space in Kant’s sociology-of-the-university for them.

In his original sketch of the university and its “incorporated (zunftigen) scholars,” Kant also explicitly describes a special class of intellectuals he calls

NOTES

[1] I. Kant, Conflict of the Faculties, trans. M. Gregor (parallel texts edn., New York: Abaris, 1979), p. 23, underlining added.

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