Immanuel Kant : key concepts / edited by Will Dudley and Kristina Engelhard.
- London ; New York : Routledge, 2014.
- Key concepts (Acumen Publishing)
1 online resource (248 p.)
- Philosophy, German -- 18th century.
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
- Electronic books.
- Immanuel Kant is among the most pivotal thinkers in the history of philosophy. His transcendental idealism claims to overcome the skepticism of David Hume, resolve the impasse between empiricism and rationalism, and establish the reality of human freedom and moral agency. A thorough understanding of Kant is indispensable to any philosopher today. The significance of Kant's thought is matched by its complexity. His revolutionary ideas are systematically interconnected and he presents them using a forbidding technical vocabulary. A careful investigation of the key concepts that structure Kant's
- Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Contributors; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I: Theoretical Philosophy; 1. Critique: knowledge, metaphysics; 2. Sensibility: space and time, transcendental idealism; 3. Understanding: judgements, categories, schemata, principles; 4. Reason: syllogisms, ideas, antinomies; Part II: Practical Philosophy; 5. Freedom: will, autonomy; 6. Practical reason: categorical imperative, maxims, laws; 7. Moral obligation: rights, duties, virtues; 8. Political obligation: property, trade, peace; Part III: Aesthetics, Teleology, Religion
9. Beauty: subjective purposiveness10. Organism: objective purposiveness; 11. Nature and history: ultimate and final purpose; 12. Rational faith: God, immortality, grace; Chronology; Bibliography; Index
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-232) and index.
First published 2011 by Acumen.
- Dudley, Will, 1967-
- Publisher Number:
- 10.4324/9781315711454 doi
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