Critique of Pure Reason / Edition 2

Critique of Pure Reason / Edition 2

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by Immanuel Kant, Gary Banham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230013384

ISBN-13: 9780230013384

Pub. Date: 08/21/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The Critique of Pure Reason is one of the most important philosophical texts ever written. Like Copernicus, Kant dared to question the ordinary perspective from which we habitually view the world.

Kant's moderate form of skepticism is known as "transcendental idealism," and its primary tenet is that we cannot know things as they are in themselves…  See more details below

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The Critique of Pure Reason is one of the most important philosophical texts ever written. Like Copernicus, Kant dared to question the ordinary perspective from which we habitually view the world.

Kant's moderate form of skepticism is known as "transcendental idealism," and its primary tenet is that we cannot know things as they are in themselves because we only know things as they appear to us. His thesis had a monumental influence on the culture of the last two centuries, giving rise to cultural movements and theoretical approaches including: German Idealism, Romanticism, Modernism, Marxism, Existentialism, Psychoanalysis, Structuralism, Post-Structuralism, and even Quantum Physics.

About the Author:
Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) has been caricatured as a stiff German professor, whose Stoic habits were so predictable that the people of Königsberg, his hometown, could set their clocks by his daily walks. Kant's life is best described as a heroic struggle to discover order within chaos or, better, an effort to fix human thought and behavior within it proper limits. He lived and worked during the Enlightenment, a time when political, religious, and intellectual freedom erupted across the Western world

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230013384
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/21/2007
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
768
Sales rank:
561,867
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.42(h) x 1.84(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; H.Caygill Translator's Preface Title Page of First Edition (in replica) Title Page of Second Edition (not in replica) Motto Dedication Preface to First Edition Preface to Second Edition Table of Contents of First Edition Introduction TRANSCENDENTAL DOCTRINE OF ELEMENTS First Part: Transcendental Aesthetic Second Part: Transcendental Logic First Division: Transcendental Analytic Second Division: Transcendental Dialectic TRANSCENDENTAL DOCTRINE OF METHOD Bibliography; G.Banham Index

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John Cook More than 1 year ago
Most insightful work of the critique of the origins of reason. A classic and must read whether you agree with him or not.
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The last time I checked, Hegel did not write The Critique of Pure Reason. But hey, close enough, right?