Introduction; Chronology; Further reading; Note on the texts; Thoughts on the Occasion of Mr Johann Friedrich von Funk's Untimely Death (1760); Observations on the Feeling of the Beautiful and Sublime (1764); Remarks in Observations on the Feeling of the Beautiful and Sublime (1764-5); Essay on the Maladies of the Head (1764); Inquiry concerning the distinctness of the principles of natural theology and morality (1764); M. Immanuel Kant's announcement of the programme of his lectures for the winter semester, 1765-6 (1765); Herder's notes from Kant's Lectures on Ethics (1762-4); Selected notes and fragments from the 1760s; Index.
This volume collects Kant's ethical and anthropological writings from the 1760s including previously untranslated and difficult to access material.
Patrick Frierson is an Associate Professor of Philosophy and Garrett Fellow in the Humanities at Whitman College, Washington. He is the author of Freedom and Anthropology in Kant's Moral Philosophy (Cambridge, 2003). He has also published various articles on Kant and Kant's anthropology, on Adam Smith and on environmental ethics. Paul Guyer is Professor of Philosophy and Florence R. C. Murray Professor in the Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of nine books on Kant, including Knowledge, Reason, and Taste: Kant's Response to Hume (2008), and Values of Beauty (Cambridge, 2005). He has edited numerous volumes on Kant, and is general co-editor, with Allen Wood, of The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant.
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