La Ilustración pendiente: El legado kantiano en Horkheimer y en Popper

Manuel Chillón, Jsé
November 2011
Contrastes: Revista Internacional de Filosofia;2011, Vol. 16, p67
Academic Journal
The positivist dispute exposed the argument between Horkheimer and Popper. But this opposition has been both misunderstood and exaggerated. Between these two philosophies there are interesting affinities which lead to a common root: Kant. Specifically, his illustrated optimism is the one that, as I will try to prove, is present in the philosophies of Horkheimer and Popper, since both are dominated by a determined confidence in reason. These philosophies represent in our time, from different positions, the essential connection between reason and freedom in mankind.


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