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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Finally! No... I have not 'actually' finished it. I finished 'Transcendental Doctrine of Elements,' which is what we generally talk about, when we talk about Critique of Pure Reason. Well, this book ... Read full review

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Kant's most important contribution to modern thought in my opinion is his removal of God from the realm of rational study. He clearly states that he can allow for looking for no cause outside of 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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