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Sapere aude

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QUOTES AND PHRASES

Language
LATIN

Sapere aude is the Latin phrase meaning ?Dare to know?; and also is loosely translated as ?Dare to be wise?, or even more loosely as "Dare to think for yourself!". Originally used in the First Book of Letters . As a philosopher, Kant claimed the phrase Sapere aude as the motto for the entire period of the Enlightenment, and used it to develop his theories of the application of Reason in the public sphere of human affairs.

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