The World Explored, the World Suffered Education Issue Nr. 32 July 2020 - Page 20

knowledge, and action is conducted with the intention or preparedness to learn from the consequences that flow from the action. It is quite fascinating to see that the Philosophical Psychology of Clement was very similar to this(without the scientific component of "physicalism") and it is equally fascinating to see the resemblance of Clement's ideas to those of Immanuel Kant, in particular to Kant's account of the will which also ended in an appeal to faith as the final tribunal of justification for acts of will in domains of action where the consequences are uncertain. Clement's appeal to freedom also preempts the Kantian concept which founds an ethical system that appeals to the good will and good intention as defining for the essence of ethical action. Kant, as we know was religious but he demanded that his ethical system be autonomous and he placed his faith more in the concept of freedom than in the concept of God, which he also appreciated was entitled to a place in the life of mankind.