Challenge high schoolers with Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason, one of the most prominent — and complex— works of philosophy ever written. High schoolers view a short video that describes the difference between phenomena and noumena, as well as the ways empirical evidence can actually limit one's true understanding.
- Flip the classroom; assign the video for homework and discuss learners' observations and questions in class the next day
- Use in a philosophy class or when discussing German philosophers in a world history class
- Comment section is open to the public
- The full analysis of Kant's text is available at the publisher's website with a free trial or paid subscription
- Uses the image of an apple to demonstrate Kant's main points
- Short length makes it versatile for classroom use