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Immanuel Kant (1724–1804)

Author of Critique of Pure Reason

Includes the names: カント, Kant Emmanuel, Immanuel Kant, Emmanuel Kant, Иммануил Кант
Also includes: E. Kant (1), Kant (1)

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Critique of Pure Reason (Author) 5,413 copies, 32 reviews
Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals (Author) 3,049 copies, 10 reviews
Critique of Judgment (Author) 1,801 copies, 9 reviews
Critique of Practical Reason (Author) 1,485 copies, 6 reviews
Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics (Author) 1,180 copies, 2 reviews
Religion Within the Limits of Reason Alone (Author) 667 copies, 3 reviews
Perpetual Peace 484 copies, 6 reviews
The Metaphysics of Morals (Author) 402 copies, 2 reviews
Kant's Political Writings 369 copies, 1 review
Logic 240 copies
On Education 100 copies, 1 review
Kant Selections 72 copies
The Conflict of the Faculties (Author) 58 copies, 1 review
Opus postumum 55 copies
The essential Kant 23 copies, 1 review
Correspondence 14 copies
Kant 9 copies
Crítica de la Razón Pura II (Author) 8 copies, 1 review
Briefe 5 copies
Immanuel Kant 5 copies
La Pedagogia 3 copies
Le conflit des facultés (Author) 3 copies
Logique 3 copies
Kant-Brevier 2 copies
La pau perpetua 2 copies, 1 review
Teoria do Céu (Author) 2 copies
Géographie 2 copies
Logika 2 copies
SOBRE EDUCACIÓN 1 copy, 1 review
Kant 1 copy
Brevier 1 copy
Kant I 1 copy
KANT 1 copy
Kant 1 copy
Critiques 1 copy
The European Philosophers from Descartes to Nietzsche (Contributor) 353 copies, 3 reviews
Critical Theory Since Plato (Contributor, some editions) 344 copies
Man and Spirit: The Speculative Philosophers (Contributor) 143 copies, 1 review
Western Philosophy: An Anthology (Author, some editions) 139 copies
Metaphysics: A Guide and Anthology (Contributor) 56 copies
Range of Philosophy (Contributor) 40 copies

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Emanuel Kant was

the fourth of the nine children of Johann Georg Kant (1682-1746), a saddler from Memel (now Klaipėda, Lithuania) and his wife, Anna Regina Reuter (1697-1737), who was from Nuremburg. Kant began to spell his name "Immanuel" after learning Hebrew. His paternal grandfather, Hans Cant, had emigrated to Prussia from Scotland. Kant enrolled at Königsberg University in 1840 at the age of 16. Between 1750 and 1754 he worked as a tutor (Hauslehrer) in Judtschen (now Veselovka, Russia)and in Groß-Arnsdorf (now near Elbląg, Poland). Kant went on to become Professor of Logic and Metaphysics at Königsberg (now Kaliningrad, Russia) in 1770, at the age of 46. He never married.
He was a towering figure of the Enlightenment, influenced nearly all modern philosophers. In his writings, including his masterpiece, the Critique of Pure Reason (1781), he argued that we can only truly know that which can be proven by evidence. He placed the active, rational human being at the center of the cognitive and moral worlds. He suggested that we have a moral obligation, which he called the "categorical Imperative," to behave in an intrinsically good way under all circumstances -- not necessarily in ways that would make us happy, but in ways that would make us worthy of being happy. In his 1795 work Perpetual Peace, he quoted the Latin phrase "Fiat justitia, pereat mundus" ("Let justice be done, though the world perish"). He also criticized those who focused too much on religious ritual and church hierarchy as attempts to please the Creator without having to practice the actual principles of religion and righteousness.
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