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Freedom and the end of reason : on the moral foundation of Kant's critical philosophy

Author: Richard L Velkley
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Reconstructing the influence of Rousseau on Kant's thought, the author demonstrates that the relationship between speculative philosophy and practical philosophy in Kant is far more intimate than  Read more...

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Named Person: Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant; Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Velkley
ISBN: 022615517X 9780226155173
OCLC Number: 859446886
Description: xxi, 222 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1 The Revolution in the End of Reason: Some Principal Themes 17 --
The Revision of Modern Foundations 17 --
The Critique of Instrumental Reason 22 --
The Crisis in the Relation of Metaphysics to Common Reason 27 --
Rousseau's Protest against Modern Enlightenment 32 --
Kantian Philosophy as Transcendental Practice 39 --
2 The Teleological Problem in Modern Individualism 44 --
Individualism and Moral Sense 44 --
Rousseau's Challenge to Moral Sense 49 --
The Teleological Problem in Rousseau 52 --
3 Kant's Discovery of a Solution, 1764-65 61 --
History, Nature, and Perfection 61 --
Will, Reason, and Spontaneity 67 --
The Analysis of Passion: Honor and Benevolence 74 --
Justice and Equality 79 --
Common Reason and the End of Science 84 --
4 The Origins of Modern Moral Idealism, 1765-80 89 --
The Unity of Freedom and Nature as Ideal Goal 89 --
The Failures of Ancient Moral Idealism 95 --
Morality as System 103 --
Socratic Metaphysics as Science of the End and the Limit of Reason 111 --
The Dialectic of the Pure Concepts of the Whole 116 --
5 Culture and the Practical Interpretation of the End of Reason, 1781-1800 136 --
The Ultimate End of Theoretical Inquiry 136 --
Philosophy's "Idea" and Its History 145 --
Culture's Contradictions and Their Ideal Resolution 152.
Responsibility: Richard L. Velkley.

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"Velkley has produced an outstanding philosophical work on the late modern problem of the relation between reason and freedom." (Review of Politics)"

 
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