Critique of Pure Reason
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This entirely new translation of Critique of Pure Reason is the most accurate and informative English translation ever produced of this epochal philosophical text. Though its simple, direct style will make it suitable for all new readers of Kant, the translation displays a philosophical and textual sophistication that will enlighten Kant scholars as well. This translation recreates as far as possible a text with the same interpretative nuances and richness as the original.

This translation of Kant's Critique is a superb volume that forms the heart of Cambridge's excellent series of translations of Kant's works. Because of the quality of the translation, but also because of the various supplementary materials which it provides...it will very likely replace Norman Kemp Smith's translation as the standard edition for scholars. It is difficult to imagine that anyone would be able to improve on this volume in the foreseeable future.

Title:Critique of Pure Reason
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0521657296
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:796 pages

    Critique of Pure Reason Reviews

  • David
    Jul 01, 2010

    Immanuel Kant is the kind of guy who not only sucks all of the joy out of life; he takes great pleasure in opening the spigot of your happiness-tank and watching it all spill out onto the burn-out law...

  • Manny
    Jan 13, 2014

    ThesisTurgid, dogmatic, overrated and well past its sell-by.ProofAs Einstein exasperatedly said: if Kant had only been able to stop pontificating about the nature of time and space, he might actually ...

  • Elena
    Dec 30, 2016

    This is one of those philosophical summits that offers an incomparably comprehensive prospect, as well as revealing something about what it means to have a perspective at all. Kant does nothing less i...

  • Charissa
    Jan 12, 2008

    I just Kant stand him.Seriously though... why does so much Western philosophy remind me of arguing about how many angels can dance on the head of a pin? I swear, these gentlemen had their panties wrap...

  • G.R. Reader
    Jan 01, 2014

    When I was about seven, my favorite movie was Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Mom was dating this philosophy professor who was writing a book on Kant's Critique of Pure Reason. One day, I asked him what i...

  • Roy Lotz
    Jun 02, 2016

    It is done. I have finally scaled the sheer surface of this work. It involved continual toil, sweat, and suffering?falling down and picking myself up again. But, when you reach the end, when your ey...

  • Nathan
    Apr 06, 2015

    Kant?s Critique of Pure Reason marks what is more or less a beginning of philosophy. It is no longer possible to go back behind his Copernican revolution, as if one could do philosophy without takin...

  • Jenny Park
    Apr 11, 2007

    immanuel kant is by farrrrr the world's most precise philosopher... EVER! haha.. this text, like many philosophical texts out there... was really dry.. and um.. long. but there's definitely a reason w...

  • kaelan
    Feb 25, 2015

    Both frightfully obscure and logically scrupulous, Kant functions sort of like a philosophical litmus test. Many a metaphysical charlatan (Lacan, ?i?ek, et. al.) has aped his mystifying prose-style ...

  • Maali
    Oct 14, 2016

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