Perpetual Peace and Other Essays by Immanuel Kant TABLE OF CONTENTS: Introduction. Bibliography. A Note on the Text. 1. Idea for a Universal History with a Cosmopolitan Intent (1784) 2. An Answer to the Question: What Is Enlightenment? (1784) 3. Speculative Beginning of Human History (1786) 4. On the Proverb: That May Be True in Theory, but Is.
Immanuel Kant, Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Essay (1917 ed.) (1795) Also in the Library: Subject Area: Political Theory; Subject Area: War and Peace; Foreword: R. Latta; Translator: Mary Campbell Smith; Author: Immanuel Kant; Title Page Original Table of Contents or First Page. Edition used: Immanuel Kant, Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Essay, translated with Introduction and Notes by M.
In his essay “Perpetual Peace (1795), Immanuel Kant continued a theme that he had discussed two years earlier in “On the Proverb: That May be True in Theory but it is of No Practical Use” (1793). Kant had no patience with the claim—which remains common to this day—that philosophical principles have little if any relevance to the real world of practical actions. Kant regarded this.
Perpetual Peace and Other Essays. Immanuel Kant. Hackett Publishing Company (1983) Abstract TABLE OF CONTENTS: Introduction. Bibliography. A Note on the Text. 1. Idea for a Universal History with a Cosmopolitan Intent 2. An Answer to the Question: What Is Enlightenment? 3. Speculative Beginning of Human History 4. On the Proverb: That May Be True in Theory, but Is of No Practical Use 5. The.
Kant's new philosophical approach began to receive attention in 1786 through a series of articles in a widely circulated Gottingen journal by the Jena philosopher K. L. Reinhold. The following year Kant published a new, extensively revised edition of the Critique, following it up with the Critique of Practical Reason (1788), treating the foundations of moral philosophy, and the Critique of.
In a footnote to the paragraph introducing discussion of the definitive articles in the Second Section of Perpetual Peace, Kant explained that the articles were based in a governing postulate or assumption. This was that whenever men were able to influence one another (and hence able to do or threaten injury to one another), it was required that they should subject themselves to some kind of.
Kant’s writings on human history appear at first glance to constitute only a small part of his literary output and to have only marginal significance for his philosophy. Unlike some other great modern philosophers, such as Leibniz, Hume, and Hegel, Kant was not himself a historian, not even a very well read historian of philosophy. The essays.
Other shorter works include a useful short summary of his discussion of the basis and role of the state in the second section of the essay “Theory and Practice”, an extended discussion of international relations in the essay “Toward Perpetual Peace”, and the essay “An Answer to the Question: What is Enlightenment?.” Other published material relevant to the topics include material.