First published in 1951. This title aims to familiarise the reader with the ideas of the sometimes difficult philosopher Immanuel Kant by presenting them in a more comprehensible form. Kant for Everyman provides an overview of the different stages in Kant’s life, and delivers a breakdown of his philosophical ideology. This title will be of interest to students of philosophy.
Table of Contents
Foreword; Part One: Life and Activities; 1. Early Environment 2. In the Collegium Fredericianum 3. At the University 4. Kant as a Private Tutor 5. Years as a ‘Magister’ 6. Kant as a Professor 7. Kant and Women 8. Social Life and Personal Appearance 9. Daily Routine 10. Character and Personality 11. Kant and Art 12. Kant and his Brothers and Sisters 13. Kant in Old Age 14. Kant’s Conflict with Prussian Reaction 15. Life’s End 16. The Funeral; Part Two: Kant’s Philosophy; 1. Philosophy as a Science 2. Kant’s Theory of Cognition 3. Kant’s Ethic 4. From Kant’s Moral Teaching 5. From Kant’s Philosophy of Life 6. Kant and Religion 7. Kant on Christianity 8. Kant as a Political Writer 9. Kant on Education 10. Appreciation of Kant; Chronological List of Kant’s Works; Some Recent English Translations of Kant’s Works; Bibliography; Index