Kant and Education: Interpretations and Commentary [NOOK Book]

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Immanuel Kant is widely recognized for his groundbreaking contributions to metaphysics, moral philosophy, political philosophy, and aesthetics. His contributions to education theory, while nonetheless groundbreaking, have not received the attention they deserve. This volume gathers together internationally recognized Kant scholars to examine these writings and how his thoughts on education are still relevant for us today.

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Overview

Immanuel Kant is widely recognized for his groundbreaking contributions to metaphysics, moral philosophy, political philosophy, and aesthetics. His contributions to education theory, while nonetheless groundbreaking, have not received the attention they deserve. This volume gathers together internationally recognized Kant scholars to examine these writings and how his thoughts on education are still relevant for us today.

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Klas Roth is Professor in the Department of Education at Stockholm University, Sweden. His articles, covering topics in philosophy of education, cosmopolitanism and education, and Kant’s practical philosophy, have appeared in a variety of journals including Educational Theory, Educational Philosophy and Theory, Studies in Philosophy and Education, Journal of Philosophy of Education, and Philosophy & Social Criticism.

Chris W. Surprenant is a Visiting Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Tulane University. His articles, covering topics in moral philosophy, political philosophy, and educational philosophy, have appeared in a variety of journals including Kantian Review, History of Philosophy Quarterly, and The Journal of Social Philosophy.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Highest Good—the Moral Endeavor of Education, Klas Roth and Chris W. Surprenant 1. Kant’s Contribution to Moral Education, Chris W. Surprenant 2. Kant and Rousseau on Moral Education, Joseph R. Reisert 3. Rousseau, Kant, and the Pedagogy of Deception, Phillip Scuderi 4. "Not a Slow Reform, but a Swift Revolution": Kant and Basedow on the Need to Transform Education, Robert B. Louden 5. Kant on Education, Anthropology, and Ethics, Manfred Kuehn 6. Educating through Perplexity: Kant and the German Enlightenment, Richard Velkley 7. Bringing Morality to Appearances: Kant’s Theory of Education, Gary B. Herbert 8. Culture and Paradox in Kant’s Philosophy of Education, Jørgen Huggler 9. Kant’s Invitation to Educational Thinking, Lars Løvlie 10. Examples of Moral Possibility, Paul Guyer 11. Moral Education and the Ideal of Humanity, Richard Dean 12. Enabling the Realization of Humanity: The Anthropological Dimension of Education, Alix Cohen 13. From Discipline to Autonomy: Kant’s Theory of Moral Development, Paul Formosa 14. Kant as Moral Psychologist? James Scott Johnston 15. Kant on the Humanities, Susan Meld Shell 16. Freedom and Autonomy in Knowledge-Based Societies, Klas Roth

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