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Practical Philosophy

Practical Philosophy

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Part of The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant

  • Date Published: June 1999
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521654081

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  • This is the first English translation of all of Kant's writings on moral and political philosophy collected in a single volume. No other collection competes with the comprehensiveness of this one. As well as Kant's most famous moral and political writings, the Groundwork to the Metaphysics of Morals, the Critique of Practical Reason, the Metaphysics of Morals, and Toward Perpetual Peace, the volume includes shorter essays and reviews, some of which have never been translated before. There is also an English-German and German-English glossary of key terms.

    • Collects all of Kant's moral and political writings in the most authoritative translations
    • Part of the successful and highly acclaimed Cambridge Kant edition
    • Should sell better than the volumes on logic and theoretical philosophy published in 1992 because it contains much more important and widely-studied texts such as the Groundwork to the Metaphysics of Morals, the Metaphysics of Morals, and the Critique of Practical Reason
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    "This volume of the comprehensive Cambridge Edition of Kant's works contains excellent translations of all of Kant's main and minor writings on moral and political philosophy." Aaron Fellbaum, Philosophy in Review

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    Product details

    • Date Published: June 1999
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521654081
    • length: 706 pages
    • dimensions: 231 x 155 x 41 mm
    • weight: 0.98kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Review of Schulz's Attempt at an Introduction to a Doctrine of Morals for all Human Beings Regardless of Different Religions (1783)
    2. An Answer to the Question: What is Enlightenment? (1784)
    3. On the wrongfulness of unauthorized publication of books (1785)
    4. Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals (1785)
    5. Kraus' Review of Ulrich's Eleutheriology (1788)
    Critique of Practical Reason (1788)
    7. On the common saying: that may be correct in theory, but it is of no use in practice (1793)
    8. Toward Perpetual Peace (1795)
    9. The Metaphysics of Morals (1797)
    10. On a Supposed Right to Lie From Philanthropy (1797).

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Critical Thinking and Writing
    • German Idealism and Its Aftermath
  • Author

    Immanuel Kant


    Mary J. Gregor

    Introduction by

    Allen W. Wood, Stanford University, California

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