How and why did humanity spread across the earth?
From about 60,000 years ago, these four groups of humans emigrated from Africa separately and in their own time across the world, taking their small genetic differences with them. The first Homo sapiens to arrive in Europe walked eastwards out of Africa about 50,000 years ago, and then came north via the Middle East.
Who believed the there is nothing higher than reason?
Leibniz thought that the fact that there is something and not nothing requires an explanation. The explanation he gave was that God wanted to create a universe – the best one possible – which makes God the simple reason that there is something rather than nothing.
What is Kant’s reason and will?
Roughly speaking, we can divide the world into beings with reason and will like ourselves and things that lack those faculties. Moral actions, for Kant, are actions where reason leads, rather than follows, and actions where we must take other beings that act according to their own conception of the law into account.
Why the world exists?
Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story is a nonfiction work authored by Jim Holt. He and the book were on the LA Times bestseller list during the last quarter of 2012, and the first quarter of 2013.
What is Kant’s epistemology?
— is an epistemological one, as is his most famous doctrine, that we cannot cognize ‘things in themselves’ [Dinge an sich selbst]. Consequently, Kant and Kantian ideas have figured prominently in discussion in epistemology, in particular about a priori knowledge.
What is Locke’s epistemology?
He held that all ideas (except those that are “trifling”) can be explained in terms of experience. The “qualities” of an object are its powers to cause ideas in the mind. One consequence of that usage is that, in Locke’s epistemology, words designating the sensible properties of objects are systematically ambiguous.
What Kant thinks about truth?
According to Kant, truth is a predicate of whole judgments, and not a predicate of the representational proper parts of judgments, i.e., intuitions/non-conceptual cognitions and concepts (A293/B350).