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By Immanuel Kant

ISBN-10: 0521671655

ISBN-13: 9780521671651

Immanuel Kant - Anthropology from a realistic aspect of View. Edited through: Robert B. Louden, college of Southern Maine, Manfred Kuehn. Cambridge college Press, 2006. 296 pages (Cambridge Texts within the heritage of Philosophy) ISBN: 9780521671651

Publication date:March 2006
Dimensions: 228 x 152 mm

Anthropology from a realistic standpoint basically displays the final lectures Kant gave for his annual direction in anthropology, which he taught from 1772 until eventually his retirement in 1796. The lectures have been released in 1798, with the biggest first printing of any of Kant's works. meant for a extensive viewers, they exhibit not just Kant's targeted contribution to the newly rising self-discipline of anthropology, but additionally his wish to supply scholars a pragmatic view of the realm and of humanity's position in it. With its specialize in what the man or woman 'as a free-acting being makes of himself or can and may make of himself,' the Anthropology additionally deals readers an software of a few important parts of Kant's philosophy. This quantity bargains a brand new annotated translation of the textual content through Robert B. Louden, including an advent by means of Manfred Kuehn that explores the context and subject matters of the lectures.

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