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Kant : a guide for the perplexed / T.K. Seung.

Author/Creator:
Seung, T. K., 1930- author.
Publication:
London ; New York : Continuum, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (219 p.)
Series:
Guides for the perplexed.
Guides for the perplexed
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Subjects:
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Continuum''s Guides for the Perplexed are clear, concise and accessible introductions to thinkers, writers and subjects that students and readers can find especially challenging. Concentrating specifically on what it is that makes the subject difficult to fathom, these books explain and explore key themes and ideas, guiding the reader towards a thorough understanding of demanding material. Immanuel Kant''s influence and importance are difficult to exaggerate, his Three Critiques - of Pure Reason, of Practical Reason and of Judgment - standing as landmark works in the Western philosophical cano
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; 1. Theoretical reason (knowledge, experience, and science); The transcendental aesthetic (space and time); Transcendental idealism; The categories; The transcendental deduction; The schematism; A priori principles; The transcendental dialectic; 2. Practical reason (ethics, politics, and religion); Kant's ethical Platonism; The categorical imperative; Formal and substantive rationality; The existence of the categorical imperative; Rational autonomy and moral legislation; The dialectic of practical reason; Religion of practical reason; The immanent ideas
3. Beyond theory and practice (aesthetics, teleology, and history)The analytic of the beautiful; The analytic of the sublime; The dialectic of aesthetic judgement; Natural teleology; Natural teleology in human history; References; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-195) and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-4411-7596-2