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Kant and Milton

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$61.50 • £49.95 • €55.50

ISBN 9780674050051

Publication Date: 04/01/2010


352 pages

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


This is an absolutely extraordinary, groundbreaking work. Many readers will share my first response to the title: how much is there to say about Kant and Milton? Such readers will also share my subsequent astonishment: I am now convinced that Milton was of central importance to Kant’s philosophy, and that Kant offers significant insight into Milton’s poetry.—Paul Franks, University of Toronto

Kant and Milton is an astonishing and unusual book. At this border between poetry and philosophy, Budick recognizes Kant’s acknowledged commitment to storytelling, and his book is most remarkable for its own distinct kind of storytelling… Ultimately, the story it tells is not of poetry or philosophy but rather of a unified endeavor to forge and discover the parameters of moral freedom.—Marshall Grossman, University of Maryland

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