Critique Of Pure Reason

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Penguin Books, Nov 1, 2007 - Literary Criticism - 708 pages
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The masterpiece of the father of modern philosophy

A seminal text of modern philosophy, Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (1781) made history by bringing together two opposing schools of thought: rationalism, which grounds all our knowledge in reason, and empiricism, which traces all our knowledge to experience. Published here in a lucid reworking of Max Müller's classic translation, the Critique is a profound investigation into the nature of human reason, establishing its truth, falsities, illusions, and reality.

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User Review  - John - Goodreads

I am wading through this thing. I'm beginning to believe that this is a hoax perpetrated by a cabal of evil philosophy types just to make the rest of us feel stupid. In the Forward to his second ... Read full review

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Obviously, this was not a particularly pleasant read. Kant loves repeating long, tortuous sentences again and again, while at the same time glazing over points requiring much more elucidation. The ... Read full review


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Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) was one of the most influential philosophers of all time. His comprehensive and profound thinking on aesthetics, ethics, and knowledge has had an immense impact on all subsequent philosophy.
Max Muller (1823-1900) was born in Dessau, Germany, and was an orientalist, a scholar of ancient languages, and a follower of Kant's philosophy. He was the first to translate Sanskrit texts into a modern European language. He taught at Oxford and became a British citizen in 1855.
Marcus Weigelt studied at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, and at Freie Universität, Berlin.

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