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Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten (Riga: Johann Friedrich Hartknoch, 1785), xiv, 128 pp.; 2nd edition: 1786. [Ak. 4:387-463] “Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals.” Translated by Lewis White Beck, Immanuel Kant: Critique of Practical Reason and Other Writings in Moral Philosophy (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1949). Translated by James Ellington (Indianapoli ...more
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Published October 1st 1995 by Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
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კანტის რამდენიმე სიტყვით დახასიათება რომ შეიძლებოდეს ,, მე-18 საუკუნის ეგზისტენციალისტი თომა აკვინელი''იქნებოდა. ვინაიდან ორივესთვის ადამიანი საფუძველშივე მოიაზრებს თავისუფალ ნებას,თომასთან ეს ღმერთისგან გამომდინარეობს,კანტთან კი შინაგანი მორალური კოდექსისგან. მართალია საყოველთაო მაქსიმის თანახმად მოქმედება უფრო ადვილი აღმოჩნდებოდა მხოლოდ შედეგების შიში რომ არ ედოს საფუძვლად. არც მორალური იმპერატივის აუცილებლობაა აქსიომა,მოკლედ რომ ვთქვათ ოდნავ რთულიცაა მისი იდეათა რეალობაში გადმოტანა,რასაც ბოლო ...more
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An absolutely necessary read for students of modern Western philosophy. The reading is dense and, at some points, obscure. Criticisms of Kant seem to be more based on his writing style, rather than the substance of his ethics.
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Nothing like a German philosopher to get your brain scrambled. I really wish more logic and philosophy were taught in schools. The primary foundation for education should be how to think, how to reason.
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Hm. I think I will need to read Hegel to better put this in context.
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A great handbook for living life as a saint would. If you're too impatient, Louis CK hits all the major points in his bit on car rentals: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDCWG.... ...more
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Immanuel Kant was an 18th-century philosopher from Königsberg, Prussia (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 own contribution to these ...more

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