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Kant's System of Nature and Freedom: Selected Essays

Paul Guyer


The chapters in the first part of this book explore Kant's conception of the systematicity of concepts and laws as the ultimate goals of natural science, explore the implications of Kant's account of our experience of organisms for the goal of a unified science, and examine Kant's attempt to prove the existence of an ether as the condition of the possibility of experience of the physical world. The second group of chapters explore Kant's conception of a systematic union of persons as ends in themselves and of their particular ends as the object of morality, and examine his conception of the sy ... More

Keywords: Kant, systematicity of concepts, natural science, organisms, ether, persons, ends in themselves, object of morality, ethical duties

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199273461
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273461.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Guyer, author
Department of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania
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