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For example, how are these thinkers related: Immanuel Kant, the British empiricists, and Jurgen Habermas and the Frankfurt School of critical theory?
Anyone aware of the polemics among German idealists, French rationalists, and British empiricists might doubt the existence of any such "central" European doctrine of knowledge, but what these postcolonialists usually meant had little to do with the philosophy practiced by philosophers.
Russell was the major personality link between the classical British empiricists and the beginnings of logical positivism in the twentieth century.

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