Kant: A Biography by Manfred Kuehn

By Manfred Kuehn

this is often the 1st full-length biography in additional than fifty years of Immanuel Kant, one of many giants among the pantheon of Western philosophers in addition to the only with the main strong and huge effect on modern philosophy. it truly is renowned that Kant spent his whole existence in an remoted a part of Prussia dwelling the lifetime of a standard college professor. This has given upward thrust to the view that Kant used to be a natural philosopher without lifetime of his personal, or at the least none worthy contemplating heavily. during this biography, Manfred Kuehn debunks that fantasy as soon as and for all. Taking account of the newest scholarship Professor Kuehn permits the reader (whether attracted to philosophy, historical past, politics, German tradition, or faith) to persist with a similar trip that Kant himself took in rising as a vital determine in glossy philosophy.

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