David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (2006)
Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View essentially reflects the last lectures Kant gave for his annual course in anthropology, which he taught from 1772 until his retirement in 1796. The lectures were published in 1798, with the largest first printing of any of Kant's works. Intended for a broad audience, they reveal not only Kant's unique contribution to the newly emerging discipline of anthropology, but also his desire to offer students a practical view of the world and of humanity's place in it. With its focus on what the human being 'as a free-acting being makes of himself or can and should make of himself,' the Anthropology also offers readers an application of some central elements of Kant's philosophy. This volume offers a new annotated translation of the text by Robert B. Louden, together with an introduction by Manfred Kuehn that explores the context and themes of the lectures.
|Keywords||Philosophical anthropology Human beings Psychology|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$81.60 new (16% off) $92.00 direct from Amazon $140.34 used Amazon page|
|Call number||B2799.A572.E5 2006|
|ISBN(s)||052185556X 9780521855563 9780809320608|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Mari Mikkola (2011). Kant on Moral Agency and Women's Nature. Kantian Review 16 (1):89-111.
Mark Cauchi (2009). Deconstruction and Creation: An Augustinian Deconstruction of Derrida. [REVIEW] International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 66 (1):15 - 32.
Louise Richardson (2013). Sniffing and Smelling. Philosophical Studies 162 (2):401-419.
Barbara Montero (2010). Does Bodily Awareness Interfere with Highly Skilled Movement? Inquiry 53 (2):105 – 122.
Quassim Cassam (1993). Inner Sense, Body Sense, and Kant's "Refutation of Idealism&Quot;. European Journal of Philosophy 1 (2):111-127.
Similar books and articles
Patrick R. Frierson (2006). Character and Evil in Kant's Moral Anthropology. Journal of the History of Philosophy 44 (4):623-634.
Brian Gregor (2009). Review: Kant, Translated and Edited by Louden, Anthropology From a Pragmatic Point of View. [REVIEW] Heythrop Journal 50 (2):337-337.
Thomas Sturm (2008). Why Did Kant Reject Physiological Explanations in His Anthropology? Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 39 (4):495-505.
Brian Jacobs & Patrick Kain (eds.) (2003). Essays on Kant's Anthropology. Cambridge University Press.
Thomas Sturm (2011). Freedom and the Human Sciences: Hume’s Science of Man Versus Kant’s Pragmatic Anthropology. Kant Yearbook 3 (1):23-42.
Holly L. Wilson (2006). Kant's Pragmatic Anthropology: Its Origin, Meaning, and Critical Significance. State University of New York Press.
Patrick R. Frierson (2003). Freedom and Anthropology in Kant's Moral Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
Immanuel Kant (2007). Anthropology From a Pragmatic Point of View (1798). In , Anthropology, History, and Education. Cambridge University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads56 ( #27,704 of 1,101,116 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #290,452 of 1,101,116 )
How can I increase my downloads?