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Title The Cambridge Kant lexicon / edited by Julian Wuerth
Published Cambridge, Unted Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2021


Description 1 online resource
Summary "Already within his own lifetime, Immanuel Kant achieved renown as one of the leading philosophers of all time. Just as quickly, however, his philosophy gained notoriety as one of the most difficult to understand. Even Kant's contemporary and friend, the great German rationalist philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, complained in a letter to Kant about the "nerve-juice-consuming" (Nervensaftverzehrende) nature of Kant's philosophy (C, 10:308 [April 10, 1783]/CEC:190). One problem is the highly technical terminology in Kant's philosophy. Another is the highly systematic nature of Kant's philosophy, combined with its sheer size: individual parts of Kant's philosophy, including its words, doctrines, and works, are interconnected in a vast systematic whole spanning his recorded thought from across four decades, so that the meaning of these individual parts often remains obscure when considered in isolation. With such interpretive obstacles in the path of Kant's readers, it was not long before Kant lexicons appeared, in both German and English"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 03, 2021)
Subject Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804 -- Encyclopedias
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Wuerth, Julian, editor.
LC no. 2020018686
ISBN 9781139018159