Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View / Edition 1

Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View / Edition 1

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by Mary J. Gregor, Immanuel Kant
     
 

Now in paperback, this complete, authoritative, and annotated English translation of Immanuel Kant's Anthropology in pragmatischer Hinisicht, which Kant describes as a systematic doctrine of the knowledge of humankind, is the only English translation currently available. See more details below

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Now in paperback, this complete, authoritative, and annotated English translation of Immanuel Kant's Anthropology in pragmatischer Hinisicht, which Kant describes as a systematic doctrine of the knowledge of humankind, is the only English translation currently available.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789024715855
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
04/30/1974
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1974
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Introduction3
Pt. 1Anthropological Didactic
On Being Conscious of One's Self9
On Egoism10
On Being Arbitrarily Conscious of One's Ideas14
On Self-Observation15
On the Ideas We Have without Being Aware of Them18
On Distinctness and Indistinctness in Relation to the Consciousness of One's Ideas21
On Sensibility in Contrast to Understanding24
Apology for Sensibility28
On the Potentiality of the Cognitive Faculty32
On the Artificial Games Played with Sensory Perceptions35
On the Admissible Moral Perception37
On the Five Senses40
On the Inner Sense49
On the Causes of Increasing or Decreasing Sensory Perceptions According to Degree50
On the Decreasing, Weakening, and Entire Loss of the Faculty of the Senses54
On the Sensory Productive Faculty with All Its Branches64
Of the Faculty of Visualizing the Past and the Future by means of the Imagination73
On Involuntary Invention in a Sound Mental State, that is, on Dreams81
On the Faculty of Designation (facultas signatrix)83
On the Faculty of Cognition as Far as It Is Based on Understanding90
Anthropological Comparison of the Three Higher Cognitive Faculties with Each Other91
On the Soul's Weaknesses and Illnesses with Respect to Its Cognitive Faculty97
On the Talents of the Cognitive Faculty118
On the Specific Differences between the Comparative and the Argumentative Intelligence119
On Sensuous Pleasure130
On Emotion in Contrast to Passion156
On the Emotions in Particular158
On Passions172
On the Highest Physical Good184
On the Highest Ethicophysical Good185
Pt. 2Anthropological Characterization
AThe Character of the Person195
BThe Character of the Sexes216
CThe Character of Nations225
DOn the Character of Races236
EOn the Character of the Species237
Notes255
Index291

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