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In this book, Hoffe gives a clear, understandable description of Kant's philosophical development and influence, and he sets forth Kant's main ideas from the Critique of Pure Reason and the ethics to the philosophy of law, history, religion, and art. In his critical treatment, Hoffe shows why Kant's philosophy continues to be relevant and challenging to us today.
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Immanuel Kant

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Overview

In this book, Hoffe gives a clear, understandable description of Kant's philosophical development and influence, and he sets forth Kant's main ideas from the Critique of Pure Reason and the ethics to the philosophy of law, history, religion, and art. In his critical treatment, Hoffe shows why Kant's philosophy continues to be relevant and challenging to us today.
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A general introduction to the thought of the 18th-century German philosopher, explaining his contribution and influence in ethics, politics, law, history, religion, and art. First published in German in 1992. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781438406848
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 9/30/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 544 KB

Table of Contents

Translator's Preface
Abbreviations
Introduction 1
Pt. I Life and Philosophical Development
1 The Pre-Critical Period 9
2 The Critical Transcendental Philosophy 17
Pt. II What Can I Know? - The Critique of Pure Reason
3 The Project of a Transcendental Critique of Reason 31
4 The Transcendental Aesthetic 53
5 The Analytic of Concepts 65
6 The Analytic of Principles 85
7 The Transcendental Dialectic 107
Pt. III What Ought I to Do? - Moral and Legal Philosophy
8 The Critique of Practical Reason 139
9 Political Philosophy 167
Pt. IV What May I Hope? - The Philosophy of History and Religion
10 History as the Progress of Law 195
11 The Religion of Practical Reason 201
Pt. V The Philosophical Aesthetics and the Philosophy of the Organic
12 The Critique of Judgment 211
Pt. VI Kant's Influence
13 Reception, Further Development, and Criticism of Kant's Ideas 231
Notes 249
Chronology 253
Bibliography 257
Indexes 279
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