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Best Kant Books You Should Enjoy

Our list of some of the best Kant books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

Three Critiques, 3-volume Set: Vol. 1: Critique of Pure Reason; Vol. 2: Critique of Practical Reason; Vol. 3: Critique of Judgment (Hackett Classics) (2002)

 Best Kant Books You Should Enjoy"On Critique of Pure Reason: The text rendered by Pluhar is the work of an expert translator. . . the virtues of his text are manifold; his translation exhibits an incontrovertible mastery of both English and German. Equally important is the fact that Pluhar has given the original a very close read during the act of translating. . . . Pluhar consistently resists the tendency to translate woodenly word-for-word. . . .
Author(s): Immanuel Kant, Werner S. Pluhar

Kant: Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy) (2012)

 Best Kant Books You Should EnjoyPublished in 1785, Immanuel Kant’s Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals ranks alongside Plato’s Republic and Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics as one of the most profound and influential works in moral philosophy ever written. In Kant’s own words, its aim is to identify and corroborate the supreme principle of morality, the categorical imperative.
Author(s): Christine M. Korsgaard

Critique of Pure Reason (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant) (1999)

 Best Kant Books You Should EnjoyThis 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.
Author(s): Immanuel Kant , Paul Guyer, et al.

Kant: A Very Short Introduction (2001)

 Best Kant Books You Should EnjoyImmanuel Kant is arguably the most influential modern philosopher, but is also one of the most difficult.
Author(s): Roger Scruton

Practical Philosophy (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant) (1999)

 Best Kant Books You Should EnjoyThis is the first English translation of all of Kant’s writings on moral and political philosophy collected in a single volume. No other collection competes with the comprehensiveness of this one.
Author(s): Mary J. Gregor

Basic Writings of Kant (Modern Library Classics) (2001)

 Best Kant Books You Should EnjoyThe writings of Immanuel Kant became the cornerstone of all subsequent philosophical inquiry. They articulate the relationship between the human mind and all that it encounters and remain the most important influence on our concept of knowledge. As renowned Kant scholar Allen W.
Author(s): Immanuel Kant , Allen W. Wood , et al.

Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals: with On a Supposed Right to Lie because of Philanthropic Concerns (Hackett Classics) by Immanuel Kant James W. Ellington 3 edition (Textbook ONLY, Paperback) (1940)

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Author(s): Immanuel Kant

Kant: A Complete Introduction (Teach Yourself: Philosophy & Religion) (2013)

 Best Kant Books You Should EnjoyWritten by Robert Wicks, a recognised Kant specialist who teaches at the University of Auckland, Kant: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place.
Author(s): Robert Wicks

Kant: Political Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought) (1991)

 Best Kant Books You Should EnjoyThe original edition of Kant: Political Writings was first published in 1970, and has long been established as the principal English-language edition of this important body of writing.
Author(s): Immanuel Kant , H. S. Reiss, et al.

Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals (1959)

 Best Kant Books You Should EnjoyThe Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals or Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, Immanuel Kant’s first contribution to moral philosophy, argues for an a priori basis for morality. Where the Critique of Pure Reason laid out Kant’s metaphysical and epistemological ideas, this relatively short, primarily meta-ethical, work was intended to outline and define the concepts and arguments shaping his future work The Metaphysics of Morals.
Author(s): Immanuel Kant, Lewis White Beck

Best Kant Books You Should Enjoy

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Kant On Morality, Humanity, And Legality: Practical Dimensions Of Normativity

Author(s): Ansgar Lyssy, Christopher Yeomans
ID: 2799615, Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2021, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf

Kant’s Critical Epistemology: Why Epistemology Must Consider Judgment First

Author(s): Kenneth R. Westphal
ID: 2807166, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2021, Size: 6 Mb, Format: pdf

Kant’s Cosmology: From the Pre-Critical System to the Antinomy of Pure Reason

Author(s): Brigitte Falkenburg
ID: 2855909, Publisher: Springer, Year: 2021, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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