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Title Essays on Kant's anthropology / edited by Brian Jacobs, Patrick Kain
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
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Contents Historical notes and interpretive questions about Kant's lectures on anthropology / Werner Stark -- Kant and the problem of human nature / Allen W. Wood -- The second part of morals / Robert B. Louden -- The guiding idea of Kant's anthropology and the vocation of the human being / Reinhard Brandt -- Kantian character and the problem of a science of humanity / Brian Jacobs -- Beauty, freedom, and morality : Kant's Lectures on anthropology and the development of his aesthetic theory / Paul Guyer -- Kant's apology for sensibility / Howard Caygill -- Kant's "True economy of human nature" : Rousseau, Count Verri, and the problem of happiness / Susan Meld Shell -- Prudential reason in Kant's anthropology / Patrick Kain
Summary Kant's lectures on anthropology capture him at the height of his intellectual power. They are immensely important for advancing our understanding of Kant's conception of anthropology. This collection of essays by some of the leading commentators on Kant offers the first systematic account of the philosophical importance of this material
Analysis Humaniora Filosofi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Philosophical anthropology -- History -- 18th century.
Philosophical anthropology.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Jacobs, Brian (Brian Wallace)
Kain, Patrick.
LC no. 2002073458
ISBN 0511067100 (electronic bk.)
0511069235
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