Critique of Pure Reason

ISBN-10: 0140447474
ISBN-13: 9780140447477
Authors: Max Muller, Marcus Weigelt, Immanuel Kant, Marcus Weigelt, Marcus Weigelt
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Marcus Weigelt's lucid reworking of Max Muller's classic translation casts new light on Kant's critique, making his work accessible to anyone interested in philosophy, reason and the history of modern thought.

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Immanuel Kant(17241804) 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 Kants 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 Weigeltstudied at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, and at Freie Universit�t, Berlin.

The greatest of all modern philosophers was born in the Baltic seaport of Konigsberg, East Prussia, the son of a saddler and never left the vicinity of his remote birthplace. Through his family pastor, Immanuel Kant received the opportunity to study at the newly founded Collegium Fredericianum, proceeding to the University of Konigsberg, where he was introduced to Wolffian philosophy and modern natural science by the philosopher Martin Knutzen. From 1746 to 1755, he served as tutor in various households near Konigsberg. Between 1755 and 1770, Kant published treatises on a number of scientific and philosophical subjects, including one in which he originated the nebular hypothesis of the…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Number of pages: 784 Dimensions: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 1.50" tall Weight: 1.188 lbs. Language: English