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According to Wikipedia: "Immanuel Kant (IPA: [?manu?l kant]; 22 April 1724 - 12 February 1804) was an 18th-century German philosopher from the Prussian city of Königsberg (now Kaliningrad, Russia). He is regarded as one of the most influential thinkers of modern Europe and of the late Enlightenment. Kant created a new widespread perspective in philosophy which is influenci ...more
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If one is interested in deontology this is an interesting book to use to help wrap one's mind around some of the ideas involved. It's a bit difficult to penetrate which is why I gave it 3 stars but if your patient you will be rewarded with some interesting ideas.
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It presents a perpective on the definitions of and relationships between such terms as duty. conscience, virtue, wisdom, etc.
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Immanuel Kant was an 18th-century philosopher from the Prussian city of Königsberg (now Kaliningrad, Russia). He's regarded as one of the most influential thinkers of modern Europe & of the late Enlightenment. His most important work is The Critique of Pure Reason, an investigation of reason itself. It encompasses an attack on traditional metaphysics & epistemology, & highlights his ow ...more
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Critique of Pure Reason Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy) Critique of Practical Reason (Texts in the History of Philosophy) Critique of Judgment Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics

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