Kant is arguably the most influential modern philosopher, but also
one of the most difficult. Roger Scruton tackles his exceptionally
complex subject with a strong hand, exploring the background to
Kant's work, and showing why the Critique of Pure of Reason has
proved so enduring.
"Roger Scruton faced perhaps the most intractable task of all in giving an elementary account of Kant's philosophy... but he does it extremely elegantly and neatly."--Listener
Roger Scruton is research Professor at the Institute for the Psychological Sciences based in Arlington, Virginia. His previous academic affiliations have been Professor of Aesthetics at Birkbeck College, London, and subsequently Professor of Philosophy and University Professor at Boston University.
1. Life, works and character 2. The background of Kant's thougt 3. The transcendental deduction 4. The logic of illusion 5. The categorical imperative 6. Beauty and design 7. Transcendental philosophy Further reading, Index