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Critique of Pure Reason

Critique of Pure Reason Description:

This entirely new translation of Critique of Pure Reason is the most accurate and informative English translation ever produced of this epochal philosophical text Though its simple direct style will make it suitable for all new readers of Kant the translation displays a philosophical and textual sophistication that will enlighten Kant scholars as well This translation recreates as far as possible a text with the same interpretative nuances and richness as the original br br This translation of Kant s Critique is a superb volume that forms the heart of Cambridge s excellent series of translations of Kant s works Because of the quality of the translation but also because of the various supplementary materials which it provides it will very likely replace Norman Kemp Smith s translation as the standard edition for scholars It is difficult to imagine that anyone would be able to improve on this volume in the foreseeable future

Rating: 3.45 out of 5

Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals

Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals Description:

Immanuel Kant s Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals ranks alongside Plato s Republic and Aristotle s Nicomachean Ethics as one of the most profound and influential works in moral philosophy ever written In Kant s own words its aim is to search for and establish the supreme principle of morality the categorical imperative This edition presents the acclaimed translation of the text by Mary Gregor together with an introduction by Christine M Korsgaard that examines and explains Kant s argument

Rating: 3.59 out of 5

Critique of Practical Reason (Texts in the History of Philosophy)

Critique of Practical Reason (Texts in the History of Philosophy) Description:

This seminal text in the history of moral philosophy elaborates the basic themes of Kant s moral theory gives the most complete statement of his highly original theory of freedom of the will and develops his practical metaphysics This new edition prepared by an acclaimed translator and scholar of Kant s practical philosophy presents the first new translation of the work to appear for some years together with a substantial and lucid introduction

Rating: 3.53 out of 5

Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics

Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics Description:

This edition of i Prolegomena i includes Kant s letter of February to Marcus Herz a momentous document in which Kant relates the progress of his thinking and announces that he is now ready to present a critique of pure reason

Rating: 3.79 out of 5

Critique of Judgment

Critique of Judgment Description:

In THE CRITIQUE OF JUDGMENT Immanuel Kant seeks to establish the a priori principles underlying the faculty of judgment just as he did in his previous critiques of pure and practical reason The first part deals with the subject of our aesthetic sensibility we respond to certain natural phenomena as beautiful says Kant when we recognize in nature a harmonious order that satisfies the mind s own need for order The second half of the critique concentrates on the apparent teleology in nature s design of organisms Kant argues that our minds are inclined to see purpose and order in nature and this is the main principle underlying all of our judgments Although this might imply a super sensible Designer Kant insists that we cannot prove a supernatural dimension or the existence of God Such considerations are beyond reason and are solely the province of faith

Rating: 3.47 out of 5

The Metaphysics of Morals (Texts in the History of Philosophy)

The Metaphysics of Morals (Texts in the History of Philosophy) Description:

Kant s major work in applied moral philosophy deals with the basic principles of rights and of virtues This edition is the only complete translation of the whole text and includes extensive annotations on Kant s difficult and sometimes unfamiliar vocabulary

Rating: 3.55 out of 5

Political Writings (Texts in the History of Political Thought)

Political Writings (Texts in the History of Political Thought) Description:

The original edition of Kant Political Writings was first published in and has long been established as the principal English language edition of this important body of writing In this new expanded edition two important texts illustrating Kant s view of history are included for the first time his reviews of Herder s Ideas on the Philosophy of the History of Mankind and Conjectures on the Beginning of Human History as well as the essay What is Orientation in Thinking In addition to a general introduction assessing Kant s political thought in terms of his fundamental principles of politics this edition also contains such useful student aids as notes on the texts a comprehensive bibliogaphy and a new postscript looking at some of the principal issues in Kantian scholarship that have arisen since the first edition

Rating: 3.29 out of 5

An Answer to the Question: What Is Enlightenment? (Great Ideas)

An Answer to the Question: What Is Enlightenment? (Great Ideas) Description:

Immanuel Kant was one of the most influential philosophers in the whole of Europe who changed Western thought with his examinations of reason and the nature of reality In these writings he investigates human progress civilization morality and why to be truly enlightened we must all have the freedom and courage to use our own intellect br br i Throughout history some books have changed the world They have transformed the way we see ourselves and each other They have inspired debate dissent war and revolution They have enlightened outraged provoked and comforted They have enriched lives and destroyed them Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers pioneers radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are i

Rating: 3.48 out of 5

Perpetual Peace and Other Essays

Perpetual Peace and Other Essays Description:

TABLE OF CONTENTS br br Introduction Bibliography A Note on the Text br br Idea for a Universal History with a Cosmopolitan Intent br An Answer to the Question What Is Enlightenment br Speculative Beginning of Human History br On the Proverb That May Be True in Theory but Is of No Practical Use br The End of All Things br To Perpetual Peace A Philosophical Sketch br br Glossary of Some German English Translations Index

Rating: 3.43 out of 5

The Critique of Aesthetic Judgement (Critique of Judgement 1)

The Critique of Aesthetic Judgement (Critique of Judgement 1) Description:

Kant s attempt to establish the principles behind the faculty of judgment remains one of the most important works on human reason This third of the philosopher s three i Critiques i forms the very basis of modern aesthetics by establishing the almost universally accepted framework for debate of aesthetic issues

Rating: 3.52 out of 5