Titus Stahl

Greek finance minister quotes Kant

The new Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has an opinion piece in the New York Times where he claims that his policies will be inspired by Kant:

The major influence here is Immanuel Kant, the German philosopher who taught us that the rational and the free escape the empire of expediency by doing what is right.

(NYT: No Time for Games in Europe)