An analysis of Kant's Critick of pure reason

Paperback | January 15, 2012

byFrancis Haywood

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1844. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... KANTIAN PRINCIPLES, OR THE ANALYSIS OF "THE CRITICK OF PURE REASON." PREFACE. In 1781, Kant published his first edition of this celebrated work, the preface to which is short, and hardly does more than introduce the subject generally; but in 1790, together with a second edition a second preface appeared, wherein the leading principles of the system are set forth. The exposition commences by showing that Logic, unlike the cognition of Reason, is a science which from the earliest times has proceeded in a right path, and that even so soon as the days of Aristotle this was discovered; and that though the subject may not have made great advances since that period, it has not retrograded. If psychological, metaphysical, or anthropological elements have been incorrectly pushed into Logic, this, it is contended, though it may have disfigured the science,--inasmuch as it added considerations which do not properly appertain to it,--was a mistake, rather than a fault. Logic in Kant's view of the matter has, in fact, nothing to do but B 2 PREFACE., with the formal rules of all thinking, whether such be a priori, or empirical. Logic then being limited in this way, the Understanding therein is only concerned with itself and its form. Reason, the particular subject-matter of Kant's investigation, is twofold, theoretical or practical, and its cognitions may be so referred to its object. But, in the present instance, the pure part of both is only to be treated, that is to say, that part wherein reason determines its object wholly a priori; and that which proceeds from other sources must not be mixed up with it. Mathematics and Physics are adduced as the two theoretical cognitions of Reason which have to determine their objects a priori, the first of which is stated to have alway...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1844. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... KANTIAN PRINCIPLES, OR THE ANALYSIS OF "THE CRITICK OF PURE REASON." PREFACE. In 1781, Kant published his first edition of this celeb...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217169775

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