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On the philosophy of Kant

by Robert Adamson

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Published by D. Douglas in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.

  • Edition Notes

    Series title also at head of t.-p.

    Statementby Robert Adamson ...
    SeriesHalf-title: Shaw fellowship lectures,, 1879
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB2798 .A3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p.l., vii, 262 p.
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6936627M
    LC Control Number04003190
    OCLC/WorldCa5796751

    The groundwork for the metaphysics of morals is not God–and there is an entire book of Kant’s that makes great efforts to explain the actual groundwork. To say that the categorical imperative can be expressed as “what if everybody did this?” is to present a misrepresentation. In these lecture notes, we shall examine the ideas in Immanuel Kant’s groundbreaking philosophical work, the Critique of Pure Reason. Kant published this work as a first edition in , but followed it up in with a substantially revised second edition. Norman Kemp Smith's translation () is the recommended text for English Size: KB.

    Stefano Bacin and Oliver Sensen, the editors of this book, briefly outline Kant's account of autonomy in three claims. First, our own reason gives the content of the moral law. It is not something outside of us, whether God's will or custom, or something heteronomous inside us, such as a moral sense or a feeling of pleasure, that determines the content of the moral law. This book, sure to become a standard reference work, is a comprehensive, lucid, and systematic commentary on Kant's practical (or moral) philosophy. Kant is arguably the most important moral philosopher of the modern period. Using as nontechnical a language as possible, Professor Sullivan offers a detailed, authoritative account of Kant's moral philosophy - including his ethical theory, his 4/5(1).

    A study of the main doctrines and arguments of Immanuel Kant, 18th century philosophy who revolutionized ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics, and epistemology. In this course, will will read and critically evaluate some of Kant’s major works, including the Critique of Pure Reason and the Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals/5(5). Immanuel Kant - Immanuel Kant - Tutor and Privatdozent: He found employment as a family tutor and, during the nine years that he gave to it, worked for three different families. With them he was introduced to the influential society of the city, acquired social grace, and made his farthest travels from his native city—some 60 miles (96 km) away to the town of Arnsdorf.


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