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Biography - Immanuel Kant:

German philosopher.
Born: 1724 - Died: 1804
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.



Note 

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Source: Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?

Universität Bielefeld - Berlinische Monatsschrift, 1784 (de) 




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
L'immaturité est l'incapacité d'utiliser sa propre intelligence sans le concours d'autrui.

German
Unmündigkeit ist das Unvermögen, sich seines Verstandes ohne Leitung eines anderen zu bedienen.




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