Attitude towards him too the double: despite the strengthened development of Scientific and technical Progress, at the level of culture there is no similar growth. Even, on the contrary, there is a polarity. One say that science well, others - it is bad.
It is a new position on comparison with views as rationalists, and empiricists. So, if Kant's predecessors put a problem of an origin of knowledge in the form of a dilemma (knowledge - an experience product, and the knowledge is made by reason), Kant solved it so: the scientific knowledge arises thanks to experience by means of aprioristic forms of contemplation and mind.