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Author Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.

Title Lectures on Anthropology
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (642 pages)
Series The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant
Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant
Contents General editors' preface; Preface; Abbreviations; General introduction; Pragmatic anthropology; The lecture transcriptions; Anthropology Collins 1772-1773; Translator's introduction; Lecture of the Winter Semester 1772-1773 based on the transcription Collins, Philippi, Hamilton, Brauer, Dohna, Parow, and Euchel; Prolegomena; Treatise; Conditions of taste; Anthropology Parow 1772-1773; Translator's introduction; Lecture of the Winter Semester 1772-1773 based on the transcriptions of Parow, Euchel, Brauer, Hamilton, Philippi, Collins and Dohna; Lectures on Anthropology; Of Character
Anthropology Friedländer 1775-1776Translator's introduction; Lecture of the Winter Semester 1775-1776 based on the transcriptions Friedländer 3.3 (Ms 400), Friedländer 2 (Ms 399) and Prieger; Contents; Preamble; More Specific Treatise on Anthropology; On the Self-centeredness of the Human Being; On the Different Acts of the Soul; On the Obscure Representations of the Soul; On Distinctness; On the Variousness of the Perfection and Imperfection of Cognitions; On the Difference of Sensibility and Relation to the Understanding; On Facility and Difficulty
On Complex, Primitive, and Adhering PerceptionsOn the Senses; On Differences of the Senses, Whether They Are Keen or Fine, Dull or Delicate; Promotion of Sensation and Weakness of the Senses; On Semblance; On Representations, How They Constitute A Difference From One Another Through Dissimilarity, and How the One thereby Illuminates the Other; thus on Contrast, Variety and Contradiction; On the Imagination; The Intensity of the Imagination; On Ingenuity and the Power of Judgment; On Memory; On the Faculty of Composing; Concept of the Poet and of the Art of Poetry
On the State of Human Beings in Sleep or in DreamingOn Foreseeing; On the Faculty of Characterization; On the Upper Faculty of Cognition; On the Use of the Understanding; On the Sickness of the Understanding; On the Use of Reason with Regard to the Practical; The Peculiar Characteristic of Every Head; On Temper; On the Variability of the Desires; On the Object of Inclination; On the Agitations of the Mind; On the Agitations of the Body insofar as They Harmonize With the Agitations of the Mind, thus Arising through Affect; General Observations about the Passions and Affects
Part II. AnthropologyOn Temperament in the Species; On Character in the Species; On the Determination of the Characters of the Nations; On Physiognomy or the Determination of Character in the Human Being; On the Character of Humanity in General; On the Difference of the Two Sexes; On Education; Anthropology Pillau 1777-1778; Translator's introduction; Lecture of the Winter Semester 1777-1778 based on the transcription Pillau; [A] Antropologia. Prolegomena.; Distinction in Cognition of the World; The Utility of Anthropology; Tractatio ipsa
Summary The only English translation of recently edited transcriptions of Kant's lectures on anthropology, given between 1772 and 1789
Notes Poesis as an art and its products as products of the spirit
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Human beings.
Form Electronic book
Author Clewis, Robert R., 1977-
Louden, Robert B., 1953-
Munzel, G. Felicitas.
Wood, Allen W.
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