The Unity of Reason

The Unity of Reason : Rereading Kant

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The Unity of Reason is the first major study of Kant's account of reason. Susan Neiman argues that Kant's philosophy reconceives the nature of reason, and she shows how that philosophy provides a basis for the unity of theory and practice. Exploring the historical background of Kant's notion of reason, as well as the role of reason in Kant's accounts of science, morality, religion, and philosophy, she provides a fundamentally new perspective on Kant's entire more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 154.9 x 234.2 x 16.8mm | 348.35g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0195113888
  • 9780195113884
  • 1,047,005

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This book constitutes a masterful rereading of Kant....Neiman not only covers ground rarely covered by commentators but also shows how this neglect leads them to misinterpretation....Neiman's by far the most careful analysis of this difficult area of Kant's work. The clarity of her thinking and the lucidity of her writing make this book a major achievement. * Ethics *show more

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This book presents a very important general account of Kant's philosophy. With its powerful challenge--both philosophical and exegetical--to the epistemologically-focused mainstream of Kant scholarship, this book will deservedly be central to future discussion of the meaning and intent of the critical more

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