Beyond Good and Evil - Part 1: On The Prejudices of Philosophers - Chapters 11-19 Summary & Analysis

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Nietzsche believes there are attempts being made to divert attention from Kant's influence on German philosophy. Kant discovered that man has a faculty to create synthetic judgments. Nietzsche believes the advancement of German philosophy depended on Kant's pride and the rivalry of a younger generation.

How are synthetic judgments possible? That they are possible by the virtue of a faculty is a German foolishness. The young theologians can not distinguish between "finding" and "inventing" those faculties.

Schelling called the "faculty of the suprasensible" an intellectual intuition which was successful in gratifying even the most pious cravings of the German people. To take this determination seriously is wrong and therefore, it should be treated with moral indignation. Is Kant's answer anything more than comedy? Synthetic judgments a priori should not...

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