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The Essential Kant

Immanuel Kant

The Essential Kant

by Immanuel Kant

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited with an introduction by Arnulf Zweig.
ContributionsZWEIG, Arnulf.
The Physical Object
Pagination432p.p.
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20031503M

  This is a smartly designed volume in the volume German Library series. If you want to get into Kant start here. The volume gives you decent sized extracts from The Critique of Pure Reason; The Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals; The Critique of Judgement and various smaller but significant pieces by Kant on universal history, peace and by: The Philosopher's Handbook: Essential Readings from Plato to Kant by Stanley Rosen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Philosopher's Handbook: Essential Readings from Plato to Kant - AbeBooks.

An ideal introduction for the casual reader and a beneficial reference for the student, The Philosopher's Handbook features the writings of some of the world's most influential philosophers. Based on the premise that all human beings are curious about their existence, Rosen's collection brings together primary excerpts from the works of prominent thinkers such as Plato,/5.   Immanuel Kant () is generally considered to be one of the most profound and original philosophers who ever lived. He is equally well known for his metaphysics–the subject of his "Critique of Pure Reason"—and for the moral philosophy set out in his "Groundwork to the Metaphysics of Morals" and "Critique of Practical Reason" (although Author: Emrys Westacott.

The Critique of Pure Reason is one of the most important philosophical texts ever written. Like Copernicus, Kant dared to question the ordinary perspective from which we habitually view the world. Kant's moderate form of skepticism is known as "transcendental idealism," and its primary tenet is that we cannot know things as they are in themselves because we only know things as Reviews: 1. Kant and the new philosophy of religion. Fischer’s A Critique of Kant (). This book provided, W ebb asserted that the essential.


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Based on the premise that all human beings are curious about their existence, Rosen's collection brings together primary excerpts from the works of prominent thinkers such as Plato, Nietzsche, Descartes, Machiavelli, and Kant/5(7).

It’s the book in which Kant tackles questions about aesthetics: the whole idea of beauty (which he considers at great length); the whole idea of the sublime. He also considers questions of scientific methodology and looks at how our conception of teleology is relevant to the way in which we pursue science.

Kant was the first philosopher in the German metaphysical tradition, whose influential philosophical system spread throughout the world.

Containing quotes, insights and anecdotes, this series aims to clarify the mysteries of philosophy for the general reader. KANT: MORALITY BASED ON REASON ALONE Kant’s Argument: 1) There is a purpose for the existence of things - that is the world is ordered and has ultimate principles.

2) Happiness is for the lesser creatures not gifted with rationality. 3) Because we are rational we are capable of something beyond mere Size: 1MB. A summary of Critique of Practical Reason and Groundwork for the Metaphysic of Morals in 's Immanuel Kant (–).

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Immanuel Kant (–) and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kant, Immanuel, Essential Kant.

New York, New American Library [] (OCoLC) Document Type. Immanuel Kant THE CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON by Immanuel Kant translated by J. Meiklejohn PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION, HUMAN REASON, in one sphere of its cognition, is called upon to consider questions, which it cannot decline, as they are presented by its own na-ture, but which it cannot answer, as they transcend every faculty of the mind.

The Philosopher's Handbook: Essential Readings from Plato to Kant - Kindle edition by Rosen, Stanley. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Philosopher's Handbook: Essential Readings from Plato to Kant/5(10).

Serving as a touchstone for meaningful discussion about Kant’s philosophical and historical importance, this definitive Handbook is essential reading for Kant scholars who want to keep abreast of the field and for advanced students wishing to explore the frontiers of the subject.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. This volume provides English translations of texts that form the essential background to Kant's Critique of Pure Reason. Presenting the projects of Kant's predecessors and contemporaries in eighteenth-century Germany, it enables readers to understand the positions that Kant might have identified with 'pure reason', the criticisms of pure reason that had developed prior to Kant's, Author: Eric Watkins.

I can’t recommend Kant enough. In this age of utilitarian ethics that are never questioned, Kant is like a ray of hope. Kant has three major works, “Critique of Pure Reason,” which is his longest and I hear most difficult work. “Critique of Practi. This book is an essential guide to the groundwork and the many important and profound claims that Kant raises.

The book combines an invaluable introduction to the work offering an exploration of these arguments and setting them in the context of Kant's thinking, along with the complete H.J Paton translation of the work, and a selection of six. In The Ayn Rand Letter (December 4, ), Rand said of Leonard Peikoff’s book, The Ominous Parallels (), that it “traces the philosophic sources of altruism, showing the unbroken line of development that led to the crucial modern turning point: Kant, and on to Lenin, Mussolini and Hitler.”.

Peikoff’s book was reviewed by the learned libertarian historian. In Kant the juridical Idea first attains its essential self-realization and productivity, and his system of Private Right is at once freer and more concrete than the Systems of Hobbes and Rousseau, because it involves the ancient civil system, corrected and modernized by regard to its rational and universal principles.©Peter Sjöstedt-H.

Further Kantian analysis is found in my book, Noumenautics. (“Kant’s Joke – Kant wanted to prove, in a way that would dumfound the common man, that the common man was right: that was the secret joke of his soul. He wrote against the scholars in support of popular prejudice, but for scholars and not for the people.”.Wikimedia Commons has media related to Books by Immanuel Kant.: Pages in category "Books by Immanuel Kant" The following 15 pages are in this category, out of 15 total.