1700's Knowledge

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I would imagine in the 1700's knowledge would not exist without reason and experience; much of the knowledge obtained in that time period was poorly rationalized with a lack of science and written history. It would easily be understood in order to fully understand the world as we know it we must actively discuss our views with our peers and feel every possible outcome until muscle memory creates knowledge. Immanuel Kant coined a theory known as transcendental idealism, neither rational or empiricist it is but a hybrid of both. As Velasquez (2010) put it, "what we experience are things as they appear to us, not things as they are in themselves, and because the mind inserts rational structures or forms into the world that appears to us, that
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