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Kant and the limits of autonomy

Author: Susan Meld Shell
Publisher: Cambridge (MA) ; London : Harvard University Press, 2009.
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Autonomy for Kant is what the word literally implies: the imposition of a law on one's own authority and out of one's own rational resources. Here, Shell explores the limits of this phenomenon. A  Read more...


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Named Person: Immanuel Kant
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Meld Shell
ISBN: 9780674033337 0674033337
OCLC Number: 781211320
Description: VIII, 434 str. ; 25 cm.
Contents: * Introduction: Taking Autonomy Seriously Part One: Getting There *"Carazan's Dream": Kant's Early Theory of Freedom * Kant's Archimedean Moment: Remarks in "Observation Concerning the Feeling of the Beautiful and the Sublime" * Rousseau, Count Verri, and the "True Economy of Human Nature": Lectures on Anthropology, 1772--1781 * The "Paradox" of Autonomy Part Two: Complications on Arrival * Introduction to Part Two: Late Kant: 1789--1798 * Moral Hesitation in Religion within the Boundaries of Bare Reason * Kant's "True Politics": Volkerrecht in Toward Perpetual Peace and The Metaphysics of Morals * Kant as Educator: Conflict of the Faculties, Part One * Archimedes Revisited: Honor and History in The Conflict of the Faculties, Part Two * Kant's Jewish Problem * Conclusion * Notes * Index
Responsibility: Susan Meld Shell.


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