➼ Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason Author Sebastian Gardner – Thomashillier.co.uk

Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason Kant S Critique Of Pure Reason Is Arguably The Single Most Important Work In Western Philosophy The Book Introduces And Assesses Kant S Life And Background Of The Critique Of Pure Reason The Ideas And Text Of The Critique Of Pure Reason The Continuing Relevance Of Kant S Work To Contemporary Philosophy.Ideal For Anyone Coming To Kant S Thought For The First Time This Guide Will Be Vital Reading For All Students Of Kant In Philosophy.


10 thoughts on “Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason

  1. says:

    Let s face it KANT IS HARD Kant is probably the most difficult philosopher to understand But to his defense, he was charged with the task of determining the exact nature and limits to pure reason i.e cogent thought , which would be hard for anyone to put forth in under 500 pages Sebastian Gardner, having the foresight of many generations, has written this guidebook to Kant which, in my opinion, is absolutely fundamental to understanding such a complex and revolutionary philosopher It s ea Let s face it KANT IS HARD Kant is probably the most difficult philosopher to understand But to his defense, he was charged with the task of determining the exact nature and limits to pure reason i.e cogent thought , which would be hard for anyone to put forth in under 500 p...


  2. says:

    For any serious student of Kant, this book is indispensable, either as an introduction to the Critique or as an alternative source of insight to those such as Allison and other well known Kantian scholars The main thing I would emphasise here is just how well written this guide is It really offers a perfect balance between density and level of explanation for each Kantian theme concept of course, I l...


  3. says:

    Dry, but necessary.


  4. says:

    I would title this book A Weak Defence of Kant The author seems quite sympathetic to Kant s theories, to the extent that his writing even seems to be influenced by Kant s Which is not a good thing The first and last sections were written fine, and communicate good stuff but the middle mainly chapters 6 and 7 were less readable than Kant himself He does outline often how and where Kant is criticised, and attempts defences However the majority of it is sketchy and weak, with a lot of r I would title this book A Weak Defence of Kant The author seems quite symp...


  5. says:

    I haven t read the whole of this in fact I don t think I even read half, which is a real shame , but simply being able to flick through the chapters and use it as a helping hand whilst struggling through Kant s Critique was a great weight off my shoulders


  6. says:

    There are many entry points currently to Kant The academic standard seems to be Norman Kemp, or Paul Guyer The current Cambridge volumes on Kant, led by Prof Guyer, seems to be most cited too However all these commentaries are quite difficult to understand for beginners This is aggravated by the fact that Paul Guyer s analysis rejectsthan half of Kant s original project Prof Gardner s introduction is very readable and it also puts forward the Analytic Interpretation Guyer Strawso There are many entry points currently to Kant The academic standard seems to be Norman Kemp, or Paul Guyer The current Cambridge volumes on Kant, led by Prof Guyer, seems to be most cited too However all these commentaries are quite difficult to understand for beginners This is aggravated by the fact that Paul Guyer s analysis rejectsthan half of Kant s original project Prof Gardner s introducti...


  7. says:

    This is often regarded as the best exposition of the KrV, but for me it wasconfusing than the text itself.


  8. says:

    Rather good introductory exegesis of Kant s Critique of Pure Reason.