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Kant : political writings / edited with an introduction and notes by Hans Reiss ; translated by H.B. Nisbet

By: Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804 [author].
Contributor(s): Reiss, Hans, 1922- [editor] | Nisbet, H. B. (Hugh Barr) [translator].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991Edition: Second,enlarged edition: 1991; 3rd printing: 2018.Description: xv, 311 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0521391857; 9780521391856; 0521398371; 9780521398374; 0521077176; 9780521077170; 0521292123; 9780521292122.Uniform titles: Works. Selections. English. 1991 Subject(s): Kant, Immanuel 1724-1804 -- Contributions in political science | Political science -- Early works to 1800 | PoliticsGenre/Form: Early works.
Contents:
Preface to the second edition -- Preface to the first edition -- List of abbreviations -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Idea for a universal history with a cosmopolitan purpose -- 3. An answer to the question: 'what is enlightenment?' -- 4. On the common saying: 'this may be true in theory, but it does not apply in practice' -- 5. Perpetual peace: a philosophical sketch -- 6. The metaphysics of morals -- 7. The contest of faculties -- 8. Appendix -- 9. Reviews of Herder's ideas on the philosophy of the history of mankind -- 10. Conjectures on the beginning of human history -- 11. Introduction to what is orientation in thinking? -- 12. What is orientation in thinking? -- Notes to the text -- Bibliography -- Index of names -- Index of subjects
Summary: First published in 1970, this much-acclaimed collection of the political writings of Immanuel Kant has new been revised and expanded for publication in Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought. Three important texts are translated here for the first time, and Professor Reiss has added, in addition to an extended bibliography, a substantial postscript, looking at recent developments in Kantian scholarship and the changes that these have wrought in our understanding of Kant's political thought
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 286-299) and indexes

Preface to the second edition -- Preface to the first edition -- List of abbreviations -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Idea for a universal history with a cosmopolitan purpose -- 3. An answer to the question: 'what is enlightenment?' -- 4. On the common saying: 'this may be true in theory, but it does not apply in practice' -- 5. Perpetual peace: a philosophical sketch -- 6. The metaphysics of morals -- 7. The contest of faculties -- 8. Appendix -- 9. Reviews of Herder's ideas on the philosophy of the history of mankind -- 10. Conjectures on the beginning of human history -- 11. Introduction to what is orientation in thinking? -- 12. What is orientation in thinking? -- Notes to the text -- Bibliography -- Index of names -- Index of subjects

First published in 1970, this much-acclaimed collection of the political writings of Immanuel Kant has new been revised and expanded for publication in Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought. Three important texts are translated here for the first time, and Professor Reiss has added, in addition to an extended bibliography, a substantial postscript, looking at recent developments in Kantian scholarship and the changes that these have wrought in our understanding of Kant's political thought

Translation from the German

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