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Kant and the Limits of Autonomy

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$74.00 • £59.95 • €66.50

ISBN 9780674033337

Publication Date: 04/30/2009


444 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Taking Autonomy Seriously
  • I. Getting There
    • 1. “Carazan’s Dream”: Kant’s Early Theory of Freedom
    • 2. Kant’s Archimedean Moment: Remarks in “Observation Concerning the Feeling of the Beautiful and the Sublime”
    • 3. Rousseau, Count Verri, and the “True Economy of Human Nature”: Lectures on Anthropology, 1772–1781
    • 4. The “Paradox” of Autonomy
  • II. Complications on Arrival
    • Introduction to Part II: Late Kant: 1789–1798
    • 5. Moral Hesitation in Religion within the Boundaries of Bare Reason
    • 6. Kant’s “True Politics”: Völkerrecht in Toward Perpetual Peace and The Metaphysics of Morals
    • 7. Kant as Educator: The Conflict of the Faculties, Part One
    • 8. Archimedes Revisited: Honor and History in The Conflict of the Faculties, Part Two
    • 9. Kant’s Jewish Problem
  • Concluding Remarks: The Limits of Autonomy
  • Notes
  • Index

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