Friedrich Paulsen (essay date 1902)
SOURCE: An introduction, and "The Practical Philosophy," in Immanuel Kant: His Life and Doctrine, translated by J. E. Creighton and Albert LeFevre, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902, pp. 1-21, 294-342.
[In the following excerpt from his Immanuel Kant: His Life and Doctrine (1902), Paulsen discusses the sources and historical importance of Kant's philosophy and outlines the central tenets of his practical philosophy.]
I. Kant's Significance in the General History of Thought
There are three attitudes of the mind towards reality which lay claim to truth,—Religion, Philosophy, and Science. Although...
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