Kant: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback | August 15, 2001

byRoger Scruton

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Kant is arguably the most influential modern philosopher, but also one of the most difficult. Roger Scruton tackles his exceptionally complex subject with a strong hand, exploring the background to Kant's work and showing why the Critique of Pure Reason has proved so enduring.

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Kant is arguably the most influential modern philosopher, but also one of the most difficult. Roger Scruton tackles his exceptionally complex subject with a strong hand, exploring the background to Kant's work and showing why the Critique of Pure Reason has proved so enduring.

Roger Scruton's publications include Spinoza in the Past Masters series, Art And Imagination, (1974), The Aesthetics of Architecture (1979), The Aesthetic Understanding (1983), An Intelligent Persons Guide To Philosophy (1996), and The Aesthetics Of Music (1997).

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 6.85 × 4.37 × 0.39 inPublished:August 15, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Life, works and character2. The background of Kant's thougt3. The transcendental deduction4. The logic of illusion5. The categorical imperative6. Beauty and design7. Transcendental philosophyFurther reading, Index

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`Review from previous edition Roger Scruton faced perhaps the most intractable task of all in giving an elementary account of Kant's philosophy ... but he does it extremely elegantly and neatly.'Listener