Kant: A Biography by Manfred Kuehn

By Manfred Kuehn

this is often the 1st full-length biography in additional than fifty years of Immanuel Kant, one of many giants among the pantheon of Western philosophers in addition to the only with the main robust and wide impression on modern philosophy. it's popular that Kant spent his whole lifestyles in an remoted a part of Prussia residing the lifetime of a standard college professor. This has given upward thrust to the view that Kant used to be a natural philosopher without lifetime of his personal, or not less than none worthy contemplating heavily. during this biography, Manfred Kuehn debunks that delusion as soon as and for all. Taking account of the latest scholarship Professor Kuehn permits the reader (whether drawn to philosophy, heritage, politics, German tradition, or faith) to stick with an identical trip that Kant himself took in rising as a primary determine in sleek philosophy.

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