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Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics And the Letter to Marcus Herz, February 1772

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ISBN-10: 0872205932

ISBN-13: 9780872205932

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Immanuel Kant, James W. Ellington, James W. Ellington

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This edition of Prolegomena includes Kant's letter of February 1772 to Marcus Herz, a momentous document in which Kant relates the progress of his thinking and announces that he is now ready to present a critique of pure reason.
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Book details

List price: $14.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.28" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

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…    

Selected Bibliography
Note on the Text
Preamble on the Peculiarities of All Metaphysical Cognition
First Part of the Main Transcendental Question
How Is Pure Mathematics Possible?
Second Part of the Main Transcendental Question
How Is Pure Natural Science Possible?
Appendix to Pure Natural Science
Third Part of the Main Transcendental Question
How Is Metaphysics in General Possible?
On the Determination of the Bounds of Pure Reason
Solution of the General Question of the Prolegomena
"How Is Metaphysics Possible as Science?"
On What Can Be Done to Make Metaphysics as a Science Actual
A Specimen of a Judgment about the Critique Prior to Its Examination
Proposals as to an Investigation of the Critique upon Which a Judgment May Follow
Supplement: Kant's Letter to Marcus Herz, February 21, 1772
German-English List of Terms