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Introducing Kant

A Graphic Guide

Christopher Kul-Want Andrzej Klimowski

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Icon Books
08 April 2011
Series: Graphic Guides
Immanuel Kant's contributions to metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and aesthetics laid the foundations of modern Western thought. Every subsequent major philosopher owes a profound debt to his attempts to delimit human reason as an appropriate object of philosophical enquiry. And yet, Kant's relentless systematic formalism made him a controversial figure in the history of the philosophy that he helped to shape.

Kant: A Graphic Guide focuses on the three critiques of Pure Reason, Practical Reason and Judgement. It describes Kant's main formal concepts: the relation of mind to sensory experience, the question of freedom and the law and, above all, the revaluation of metaphysics.

Kant emerges as a diehard Rationalist yet also a Romantic, deeply committed to the power of the sublime to transform experience. The book explores the paradoxical nature of his ideas and explains the reasons for his undiminished importance in contemporary philosophical debates.

This series of graphic guides covers every key thinker and topic in philosophy, psychology, science, politics, religion, cultural studies, linguistics and more. Written by experts and illustrated by leading graphic artists, there is no better way to acquaint yourself with the biggest and best ideas humanity has ever come up with.
By:  
Illustrated by:   Andrzej Klimowski
Imprint:   Icon Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 168mm,  Width: 118mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   122g
ISBN:   9781848312098
ISBN 10:   1848312091
Series:   Graphic Guides
Pages:   176
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Christopher Kul-Want is Course Director of the MA in Fine Art at Byam Shaw School of Art, London. Andrzej Klimowski is a hugely respected graphic artist whose previous books include Horace Dorlan (Faber, 2007) and The Secret (Faber, 2002)

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