Anthropology, History, and Education (Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant) (Paperback)

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Anthropology, History, and Education, first published in 2007, contains all of Kant's major writings on human nature. Some of these works, which were published over a thirty-nine year period between 1764 and 1803, had never before been translated into English. Kant's question 'What is the human being?' is approached indirectly in his famous works on metaphysics, epistemology, moral and legal philosophy, aesthetics and the philosophy of religion, but it is approached directly in his extensive but less well-known writings on physical and cultural anthropology, the philosophy of history, and education which are gathered in the present volume. Kant repeatedly claimed that the question 'What is the human being?' should be philosophy's most fundamental concern, and Anthropology, History, and Education can be seen as effectively presenting his philosophy as a whole in a popular guise.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780521181211
ISBN-10: 0521181216
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: February 28th, 2011
Pages: 597
Language: English
Series: Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant