Critique of Pure Reason

Critique of Pure Reason

Book rating: 03 Paperback Dover Philosophical Classics

By (author) Immanuel Kant, Translated by J. M. D. Meiklejohn

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  • Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
  • Format: Paperback | 400 pages
  • Dimensions: 132mm x 206mm x 28mm | 458g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2004
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0486432548
  • ISBN 13: 9780486432540
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Illustrations note: 1
  • Sales rank: 13,674

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In his monumental "Critique of Pure Reason, " German philosopher Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) argues that human knowledge is limited by the capacity for perception. He attempts a logical designation of two varieties of knowledge: "a posteriori, " the knowledge acquired through experience; and "a priori, " knowledge not derived through experience. Kant maintains that the most practical forms of human knowledge employ the "a priori" judgments that are possible only when the mind determines the conditions of its own experience. This accurate translation by J. M. Meiklejohn offers a simple and direct rendering of Kant's work that is suitable for readers at all levels.

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By Gabrielle 19 Mar 2013 3

This edition does not include the standard A/B numbering system whereby scholars refer to passages in the text which thus makes this edition problematic if it's to be used for academic purposes. While it might be the cheapest option, if you're a student looking to study Kant I recommend seeking an edition which includes the A/B numbering system for ease of reference.