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The Powers of Pure Reason: Kant and the Idea of Cosmic Philosophy

Alfredo Ferrarin


The book is a full-fledged examination of Kant on reason. Reason is about a comprehensive vision that understands itself (from sciences and cognitions to action to all objects of its legislation) in relation to its ends. A rigorous analysis of the different meanings of key concepts throughout Kant’s works, such as ideas, concepts, intuition, the a priori, mathematics, metaphysics and critical philosophy, and categories and judgment, forms the heart of this book.

Keywords: a priori synthesis, unity of reason, reason’s ends, ideas, concepts, intuition, cosmic philosophy, knowledge, science, wisdom

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780226243153
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226243290.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alfredo Ferrarin, author
University of Pisa