Kant [NOOK Book]

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Immanuel Kant is one of the most influential-and most complex-modern philosophers. His ideas on the subjective nature of reality challenged contemporary beliefs about God, morality, and free will. Roger Scruton, a well-known and controversial philosopher in his own right, tackles his exceptionally complex subject with a strong hand, providing an accessible introduction to Kant's work and his pivotal Critique of Pure Reason.

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Kant

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Overview

Immanuel Kant is one of the most influential-and most complex-modern philosophers. His ideas on the subjective nature of reality challenged contemporary beliefs about God, morality, and free will. Roger Scruton, a well-known and controversial philosopher in his own right, tackles his exceptionally complex subject with a strong hand, providing an accessible introduction to Kant's work and his pivotal Critique of Pure Reason.

Scruton explains the background of Kant's thought, his conceptions of Transcendental Idealism and Categorical Imperative, and his original contribution to the philosphy of art.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402782107
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 1/4/2011
  • Series: A Brief Insight
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 714,653
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Roger Scruton is a well-known philosopher and the author of The Aesthetics of Music and a co-author of German Philosophers: Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche.

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Table of Contents

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1 Life, works, and character 1
2 The background of Kant's thought 16
3 The transcendental deduction 32
4 The logic of illusion 54
5 The categorical imperative 73
6 Beauty and design 96
7 Enlightenment and law 112
8 Transcendental philosophy 129
Further reading 133
Index 137
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