The experimental findings of the Nazi “laboratories” can be reduced to a single statement: total domination over man requires philosophical disarmament—after which, nothing much, and… Read More »The experimental findings of the Nazi “laboratories” can be reduced to a single statement…
“The Third Reich has not inscribed happiness on its banners, but virtue.” (Kurt Gauger) “Education to the heroic life is education to the fulfillment of… Read More »“The Third Reich has not inscribed happiness on its banners, but virtue.”
Moral laws, according to Kant, are a set of orders issued to man by a nonheavenly, nonearthly entity (which I shall discuss shortly), a set… Read More »A categorical imperative pronounces an action “as good in itself” no matter what the result
The Nazis preached a certain philosophy—and they carried it out in action. They preached authority above rights, the group above the individual, sacrifice above happiness,… Read More »The Nazis preached a certain philosophy–and they carried it out in action.
Professor L. G. Tirala, a philosophically trained Nazi ideologist, sees beyond the obvious romanticist sources of this attitude. He traces the Nazi activism to the… Read More »Nazi activism and the two-world philosophy of Kant
In any process of cognition, according to Kant, whether it be sense experience or abstract thought, the mind automatically alters and distorts the evidence confronting… Read More »For Kant, as for Plato, the universe consists of two opposed dimensions