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A study of Kant"s philosophy of history

Sidney Axinn

A study of Kant"s philosophy of history

by Sidney Axinn

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 157 leaves ;
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26576859M

    Kant followed his book, Critique of Pure Reason, with Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, in which he argues at length on moral judgement, practical reason and the like. Without having read the book in its entirety, it seems that Kant provides example upon example on the possibility of universal thics. Kant's Politics in Context is the first book-length contextual study of Kant's legal and political philosophy. It gives an account of the development of his thought before, during, and after the French revolution. The book argues that Kant provided a philosophical defence of the revolution's liberal ideals while aiming to avoid the twin dangers of anarchy and despotism.

    The Categorical Imperative book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A classic exposition of Kant's ethical thought/5(1).   The study also gives fresh importance to the Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science (), a Kantian text that often takes a back seat to the philosopher's better-known works In his latest book, Kant's Construction of Nature, published by Cambridge University Press, Friedman reveals a fuller range of philosophical and scientific.

      Finally, if you look at the other essays—either in the Reiss book or in the other collection (On History), you will see that many of them are concerned with history, so that, at first, it looks almost as though Kant, like so many after him, had substituted a philosophy of history for a political philosophy; but then, Kant's concept of history Brand: University of Chicago Press. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : H. J. ioned: ble.


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Immanuel Kant, German philosopher who was one of the foremost thinkers of the Enlightenment and who inaugurated a new era of philosophical thought. His comprehensive and systematic work in epistemology, ethics, and aesthetics greatly influenced all subsequent.

"The great merit of Paton's book is that it sets aside altogether the conventional criticisms of Kant's ethics and calls upon the reader to study Kant's own statements."—H.

Barker, Mind "A memorable volume, which comes as near a classical exposition of its theme as possibleCited by: The more usual introduction to the 'Groundwork' is the much shorter book that contains Paton's much-praised translation, along with his very useful summary analysis of Kant's argument.

The problem you may find is that while the first two parts of Kant's 'Groundwork' are not difficult to understand, the third part presents an argument that is /5(6). James Scott Johnston's incisive study draws on a holistic reading of Kant: one that views him as developing and testing a complete system (theoretical, practical, historical and anthropological) with education as a vital component.

As such, the book begins with an extensive overview of Kant's chief theoretical work (the Critique of Pure Reason), and from that overview distils crucial.

My dissertation examines several proleptic bases running through Immanuel Kant’s philosophy of history. After setting preliminary ground to frame Kant’s hopeful historical viewpoint, I attempt to address and answer problems such as Yirmiyahu Yovel’s notion of “the historical antinomy” by trying to bridge the gap between reason and empirical history; to extricate Kant from Arthur.

Meld Shell, Susan. The Rights of Reason: A Study of Kant’s Philosophy and Politics, Toronto and London: University of Toronto Press, From a review: So what little is available in English on Kant’s Rechtslehre that’s any book length treatments is Shell’s book must be more than welcome since it brings a perception that is both deep and refreshing to a text often seen.

Get this from a library. The Rights of Reason: a study of Kant's philosophy and politics. [Susan Shell] -- Man, Kant claimed, is a 'being of needs' that are not met by nature as man's due but only through his own strenuous and imperfect efforts.

This book is the first to examine Kant's understanding of. Second, it shows the importance of Kant's systematic theory of human nature and history, and its implications for the structure, formulation, and application of Kant's moral principles.

This comprehensive study will be of critical importance to students of moral philosophy, the history of ideas, political theory, and religious studies. ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (vi, pages) Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1: Kant's Theoretical Philosophy: The Critique of Pure Reason; 2: Laying the Groundwork of Moral Theory: The Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals; 3: Practical Reason, Virtue, and Moral Education; 4: Kant's Political Thought; 5: Culture, Character, and the.

(You can find a more detailed summary of Kant’s ethics here.). Kant’s most basic presupposition regarding ethics was his belief in human freedom. While the natural world operates according to laws of cause and effect, the moral world operates according to self-imposed “laws of freedom.”.

“Kant’s Life and Thought is that rare achievement: a lucid and highly readable account of the life and work of one of the world’s profoundest thinkers. Now for the first time available in an admirable English translation, the book introduces the reader to two of the finest minds in the history of philosophy.”—Ashley Montagu.

Philosophy of history is the philosophical study of history and its term was coined by French philosopher Voltaire.

In contemporary philosophy a distinction has developed between speculative philosophy of history and critical philosophy of history, now referred to as former questions the meaning and purpose of the historical process whereas the latter studies the. In this book Patrick R. Frierson uses close analysis of relevant texts, including unpublished lectures and notes, to study Kant's account.

He shows in detail how Kant explains human action, choice, and thought in empirical terms, and how a better understanding of Kant's psychology can shed light on major concepts in his philosophy, including Cited by: Read this book on Questia. The Categorical Imperative: A Study in Kant's Moral Philosophy by H.

Paton, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of The Categorical Imperative: A Study in Kant's Moral Philosophy (). 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 "Groundwork" is the far easier of the two to Author: Emrys Westacott.

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. chevron_right Book Review Philosophy Essay. Kant's "Moral Duties" Kant's "Moral Duties" Date: Dec 6, Category: Philosophy Essay. One of the most difficult tasks is to give the interpretation of Kant’s moral duty. The definition of moral duty is a contradictory one even according to Kant’s own terminology.

One of the reasons is his. What is Kant's theory. Immanuel Kant. Immanuel Kant was a German philosopher who was prominent during the Age of Enlightenment. His primary philosophical studies were focused on morality, duty and. James Scott Johnston's incisive study draws on a holistic reading of Kant: one that views him as developing and testing a complete system (theoretical, practical, historical and anthropological) with education as a vital component.

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Free UK delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3).Kant's Questions explores the philosophical meaning and significance of each question. Taken individually, each book is a fresh and innovative introduction to a fundamental aspect of Kant’s thought.

Taken together, the series is an outstanding resource on the central questions motivating Kant’s philosophical and intellectual outlook as a whole.