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The Resource Freedom and the End of Reason : On the Moral Foundation of Kant's Critical Philosophy

Freedom and the End of Reason : On the Moral Foundation of Kant's Critical Philosophy

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Freedom and the End of Reason : On the Moral Foundation of Kant's Critical Philosophy
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Freedom and the End of Reason
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On the Moral Foundation of Kant's Critical Philosophy
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eng
Summary
In Freedom and the End of Reason, Richard L. Velkley offers an influential interpretation of the central issue of Kant's philosophy and an evaluation of its position within modern philosophy's larger history. He persuasively argues that the whole of Kantianism-not merely the Second Critique-focuses on a "critique of practical reason" and is a response to a problem that Kant saw as intrinsic to reason itself: the teleological problem of its goodness. Reconstructing the influence of Rousseau on Kant's thought, Velkley demonstrates that the relationship between speculative philosophy
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Velkley, Richard L
Dewey number
193
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LC call number
B2798 .V37 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Kant, Immanuel
  • Teleology
  • Reason
  • Liberty
  • Kant, Immanuel
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Liberty
  • Reason
  • Teleology
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Freedom and the End of Reason : On the Moral Foundation of Kant's Critical Philosophy
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Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; The Problem of the End of Reason in Kant's Philosophy; The Primacy of the Practical End of Reason; Rousseau's Insight; The Highest Good and the End of Reason; A Prospectus of the Argument; 1. The Revolution in the End of Reason: Some Principal Themes; The Revision of Modern Foundations; The Critique of Instrumental Reason; The Crisis in the Relation of Metaphysics to Common Reason; Rousseau's Protest against Modern Enlightenment; Kantian Philosophy as Transcendental Practice; 2. The Teleological Problem in Modern Individualism
  • Individualism and Moral SenseRousseau's Challenge to Moral Sense; The Teleological Problem in Rousseau; 3. Kant's Discovery of a Solution, 1764- 65; History, Nature, and Perfection; Will, Reason, and Spontaneity; The Analysis of Passion: Honor and Benevolence; Justice and Equality; Common Reason and the End of Science; 4. The origins of Modern Moral idealism, 1765-80; The Unity of Freedom and Nature as Ideal Goal; The Failures of Ancient Moral Idealism; Morality as System; Socratic Metaphysics as Science of the End and the Limit of Reason; The Dialectic of the Pure Concepts of the Whole
  • 5. Culture and the Practical Interpretation of The End of Reason, 1781-1800The Ultimate End of Theoretical Inquiry; Philosophy's "Idea" and Its History; Culture's Contradictions and Their Ideal Resolution; Epilogue; Notes; Index
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9780226157580
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Label
Freedom and the End of Reason : On the Moral Foundation of Kant's Critical Philosophy
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; The Problem of the End of Reason in Kant's Philosophy; The Primacy of the Practical End of Reason; Rousseau's Insight; The Highest Good and the End of Reason; A Prospectus of the Argument; 1. The Revolution in the End of Reason: Some Principal Themes; The Revision of Modern Foundations; The Critique of Instrumental Reason; The Crisis in the Relation of Metaphysics to Common Reason; Rousseau's Protest against Modern Enlightenment; Kantian Philosophy as Transcendental Practice; 2. The Teleological Problem in Modern Individualism
  • Individualism and Moral SenseRousseau's Challenge to Moral Sense; The Teleological Problem in Rousseau; 3. Kant's Discovery of a Solution, 1764- 65; History, Nature, and Perfection; Will, Reason, and Spontaneity; The Analysis of Passion: Honor and Benevolence; Justice and Equality; Common Reason and the End of Science; 4. The origins of Modern Moral idealism, 1765-80; The Unity of Freedom and Nature as Ideal Goal; The Failures of Ancient Moral Idealism; Morality as System; Socratic Metaphysics as Science of the End and the Limit of Reason; The Dialectic of the Pure Concepts of the Whole
  • 5. Culture and the Practical Interpretation of The End of Reason, 1781-1800The Ultimate End of Theoretical Inquiry; Philosophy's "Idea" and Its History; Culture's Contradictions and Their Ideal Resolution; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Control code
870587673
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (245 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226157580
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)870587673

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