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February 12, 2009

12 February 1804: Noted philosopher Immanuel Kant, to borrow a phrase from the author of Beowulf, sought the ground.  Kant’s work is well known and studied in many different academic disciplines.  I encountered Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason in a general survey of the history of literary theory.

Today’s Notable Birthdays: 1809–Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin

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