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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English


  • Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804,
  • Hume, David, 1711-1776

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Includes index.

StatementLewis White Beck.
LC ClassificationsB2798 .B348
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 221 p. ;
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4550803M
ISBN 100300021704
LC Control Number77019999

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Introduction ‘The relationship between Immanuel Kant (–) and David Hume () is a source of wide spread fascination’ (Standard Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Kant and Hume on Morality). Purpose of this essay is to provide Immanuel Kant’s claims on sympathy and David Hume’s assessment on it, backed up by their reasoning’s. Kant\'s strategy ; Toward a Meta-Critique of pure reason ; Did the sage of Konigsberh have no dreams? ; Lovejoy as a critic of Kant ; Analytic and synthetic judgments before Kant ; Lambert and Hume in Kant\'s development from to ; A Prussian Hume and a Scottish Kant ; Six Short Pieces on the second analogy of experience -- Pt 2: Varia. Kant became famous for his book Critique of Pure Reason published in , which supported the existence of soul and the self in human (Belvedere 14). The philosopher explained his skeptic views differing from Hume’s unrealistic ideas. According to Kant, there exists the . Kant did not share this reasoning. Kant, unlike Hume, also believed that happiness was a result of satisfaction of pure intention and moral action. Another large difference between Kant and Hume’s practices was that Hume employed multiple experimental approaches to his ideas; Kant, though more scientific, was more rooted in principles.

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  Kant vs. Hume: Source of Morality Essay be contrasting the moral philosophies of David Hume and Immanuel Kant. Although I will be discussing several ideas from each philosopher the main theme of my paper will be dealing with the source of morality. The next book is usually known by philosophers as The First Enquiry, but its full title is An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding.. This was written about a decade after the Treatise, and it was designed to make the doctrines of the Treatise — or at least the ones that by that time Hume found himself wedded to — more accessible. These are the doctrines of the first book of the Treatise. David Hume (/ h juː m /; born David Home; 7 May NS (26 April OS) – 25 August ) was a Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and naturalism. Beginning with A Treatise of Human Nature (–40), Hume strove to create a naturalistic science of man Alma mater: University of Edinburgh. Read this essay on Kant Versus Hume. Come browse our large digital warehouse of free sample essays. Get the knowledge you need in order to pass your classes and more. Only at ".