The Eight Best Books on or by Immanuel Kant

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This page contains a list of the best books on or by Immanuel Kant. Just to be clear, there is no single best book on Kant. The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend reading about Kant. An 800-page scholarly overview is unlikely to be best for someone looking for a short beginner-friendly introduction, for example. This list aims to take this ambiguity into account by featuring books that will appeal to a variety of learning …

Duty and Reason as the Ultimate Principle – a short reading from Kant’s ‘Groundwork’

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Introduction Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) is a towering figure in the history of philosophy. In this passage from The Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, Kant outlines his conception of the good will, his conception of duty, and how these ideas can be used to form a foundational principle of morality. Reading Nothing can possibly be conceived in the world, or even out of it, which can be called good, without qualification, except a good will. Intelligence, wit, judgement, and the other talents of the mind, however they may be named, …

Immanuel Kant: 22 Best Quotes (With References)

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This page contains a collection of quotes by Immanuel Kant. These quotes are all genuine and details about the book, chapter number, and translation are included where applicable. On good will: Nothing can possibly be conceived in the world, or even out of it, which can be called good, without qualification, except a good will. – Immanuel Kant, Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals, I, trans. T. K. Abbott On goodness: We do not need science and philosophy to know what we should do to be honest and good, …