Kant and non-Euclidean Geometry

  title={Kant and non-Euclidean Geometry},
  author={Amit Hagar},
  • A. Hagar
  • Published 1 March 2008
  • Philosophy
Introduction It is occasionally claimed that the important work of philosophers, physicists, and mathematicians in the nineteenth and in the early twentieth centuries made Kant's critical philosophy of geometry look somewhat unattractive. Indeed, from the wider perspective of the discovery of non-Euclidean geometries, the replacement of Newtonian physics with Einstein's theories of relativity, and the rise of quantificational logic, Kant's philosophy seems “quaint at best and silly at worst… 
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