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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays Vol I

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ISBN-10: 1406701440

ISBN-13: 9781406701449

Edition: N/A

Authors: Thomas Carlyle

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This antiquarian book contains William Wallace s 1899 biography of the famous German philosopher, Immanuel Kant. Exploring extensively both his life and his work, Wallace takes a rather emotional and personal approach to the man, emphasizing Kant s working class roots and sympathies. A fascinating and uniquely insightful biography, Wallace s Kant is not to be missed by those with an interest in this most remarkable philosopher. Contents include: Konigsberg, Kant at School and College, Probitas Laudatur Et Alget, Professor Kant in Public and Private, The Age of criticism, The Critical School, Kant's Last Years, Speculative Physics and Biology, Essays in Metaphysics, etcetera. William Wallace…    
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List price: $29.95
Publisher: Read Books
Binding: Perfect 
Pages: 408
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Thomas Carlyle was a social critic and historian born in Ecclefechan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, December 4, 1795, the same year as John Keats, but Carlyle is considered an early Victorian rather than a Romantic. After completing his elementary studies, he went to the University of Edinburgh but left in 1814 without a degree. His parents wanted him to become a minister in the Scottish church, but his independence of spirit made such a life program impossible. In 1816 he fell in love with, and was rejected by, a young woman. His love affair was followed by a period of doubt and uncertainty described vividly in Sartor Resartus, a work published in 1833 that attracted much attention. Carlyle's…