Tag: Metaphysics

Major Works

  • Critique of Pure Reason

    - Guyer, P., and Wood, A., (eds.), Critique of Pure Reason, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1998.
    Excerpt: Experience is no doubt the first product of our understanding, while employed in fashioning the raw material of our sensations. It is therefore our first instruction, and in its progress so rich in new lessons that the chain of all future generations… More

Other Works

  • Lectures on Metaphysics

    - Ameriks, K., and Naragon, S., (eds.), Lectures on Metaphysics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • Opus Postumum

    - Förster, E., (ed.), Opus Postumum, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.  
  • Theoretical Philosophy, 1755–1770

    - Walford, D., and Meerbote, R., (eds.), Theoretical Philosophy, 1755–1770, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.


  • The Bounds of Sense: An Essay on Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason

    - Strawson, P.F., The Bounds of Sense: An Essay on Kant's Critique of Pure Reason, London: Methuen, 1966.
    From a review: No book on Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason is without its difficulties. On the one hand there is the tendency toward slavish exegesis, usually of the sort that avoids basic philosophical problems by submerging them in the very Kantian… More
  • Kant’s Life and Thought

    - Cassirer, Ernst. Kant’s Life and Thought. James Haden (trans.), 1981.
    From the publisher: Here is the first Kant-biography in English since Paulsen’s and Cassirer’s only full-scale study of Kant’s philosophy. On a very deep level, all of Cassirer’s philosophy was based on Kant’s, and accordingly… More
  • Kant’s Theory of Mind

    - Ameriks, K., Kant's Theory of Mind, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1982.
    Excerpt: “Until recently cots philosophy of mind received little attention. This is remarkable for a number of reasons. The nature of the mind obviously should be of central importance in an idealistic philosophy such as Kant. Furthermore Kant’s… More
  • Kant

    - Scruton, Roger Kant. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.
    From the publisher: Emphasizing the continuity between his moral and aesthetic doctrines and the metaphysical basis in which they rest, the author explores Kant’s relation to Leibniz and Hume, and his attempt to construct a philosophy which was neither… More
  • Kant and the Claims of Knowledge

    - Guyer, P., Kant and the Claims of Knowledge, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.
    From the publisher: “This book offers a radically new account of the development and structure of the central arguments of Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason: the defense of the objective validity of such categories as substance, causation, and… More
  • Kant’s Transcendental Deductions

    - Förster, E., ed.,  Kant's Transcendental Deductions, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1989.
    From the publisher: “In Kant’s Transcendental Deductions , 14 of the leading Anglo-American and European Kant scholars present their research on the deductions, probably the most complex and fascinating aspects of Kant’s writings. The… More
  • Freedom and the End of Reason by Richard Velkley

    - Velkley, R., Freedom and the End of Reason: On the Moral Foundation of Kant's Critical Philosophy, Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1989.
    In this very significant work, Richard Velkley of Tulane University draws out the theoretical influence of Rousseau on Kant in a novel and exciting way. In so doing, he sheds new light on the meaning of key terms and topics in Rousseau’s practical and… More
  • The Unity of Reason

    - Nieman, S., The Unity of Reason, New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.
    From the publisher: The Unity of Reason is the first major study of Kant’s account of reason. It argues that Kant’s wide-ranging interests and goals can only be understood by redirecting attention from epistemological questions of his work to… More
  • Kant: A Very Short Introduction

    - Scruton, Roger, Kant: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford: Oxford University Press,  2001.
    Scruton provides an accessible introduction that sketches Kant’s life and offers a useful summary of many major themes of Kant’s thought.
  • Selected Essays on Kant

    - Selected Essays on Kant (Series: North American Kant Society Studies in Philosophy), H. Robinson (ed.), Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2002.
    From the publisher: The North American Kant Society was founded at the Sixth International Kant Congress, held at Pennsylvania State University in 1985. Lewis White Beck did not attend the congress, but his presence was felt throughout. In the years that… More
  • Kant’s Transcendental Idealism

    - Allison, H., Kant's Transcendental Idealism, revised and expanded version, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.
    Excerpt: “In spite of some sympathy shown in recent years for a vaguely Kantian sort of idealism or, better, anti-realism, which argues for the dependence of our conception of reality on our concepts and/or linguistic practices, cots transcendental… More
  • Kant’s System of Nature and Freedom

    - Guyer, Paul, Kant's System of Nature and Freedom, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
    Excerpt: “Was Kant a systematic philosopher? This is not an easy question to answer. Although he certainly borrowed many aspects of the outward organization of his critical philosophy from his great predecessor Christian Wolff, who covered all of the… More
  • A Companion to Kant

    - Bird, Graham (ed.),  A Companion to Kant, Oxford: Blackwell, 2006.
    From the publisher: “This Companion provides an authoritative survey of the whole range of Kant’s work, giving readers an idea of its immense scope, its extraordinary achievement, and its continuing ability to generate philosophical interest.… More
  • Kant by Paul Guyer

    - P. Guyer, Kant, London and New York: Routledge, 2006,
    From the publisher: Paul Guyer uses Kant’s central conception of autonomy as the key to all the major aspects and issues of Kant’s thought. Beginning with a helpful overview of Kant’s life and times, Guyer introduces Kant’s metaphysics and… More