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Essays and Belles Lettres

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ISBN-10: 1406712302

ISBN-13: 9781406712308

Edition: N/A

Authors: John Ruskin

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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: $28.45
Publisher: Read Books
Binding: Perfect 
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Ruskin was one of the most influential man of letters of the nineteenth century. An only child, Ruskin was born in Surrey. He attended Christ Church, Oxford, from 1839 to 1842. His ties to his parents, especially his mother, were very strong, and she stayed with him at Oxford until 1840, when, showing ominous signs of consumption, he left for a long tour of Switzerland and the Rhineland with both parents. His journeys to France, Germany, and, especially, Italy formed a great portion of his education. Not only did these trips give him firsthand exposure to the art and architecture that would be the focus of much of his long career; they also helped shape what he felt was his main interest,…