\\|nē(ˌ)ō+\ noun
Usage: often capitalized N & usually capitalized K
Etymology: ne- + kantianism; probably translation of German neukantianismus
: a philosophical movement opposing mid-19th century materialism and idealism, developing from Kant's epistemology, considering the thing-in-itself as a borderline concept and emphasizing normative considerations in ethics and jurisprudence

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neo-Kantian, n., adj.
/nee'oh kan"tee euh niz'euhm, -kahn"-/, n. Philos.
Kantianism as modified by various philosophers.

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Neo-Kantˈianism noun
The philosophy of Kant as taught by his successors
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