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Prolegomena Immanuel Kant

Prolegomena

Immanuel Kant

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Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics is a shorter work by the German philosopher Immanuel Kant. It was published two years after the 1st edition of his Critique of Pure Reason.Prolegomena contains an overview & defense of the Critique‘s mainMoreProlegomena to Any Future Metaphysics is a shorter work by the German philosopher Immanuel Kant. It was published two years after the 1st edition of his Critique of Pure Reason.Prolegomena contains an overview & defense of the Critique‘s main conclusions, sometimes by arguments Kant hadnt used in the Critique. He characterizes his more accessible approach here as analytic, as opposed to the Critique‘s synthetic examination of successive faculties of the mind & their principles.The book is also a polemic. Kant was disappointed by the Critique of Pure Reasons poor reception. Here he emphasizes the importance of its critical project for the very existence of metaphysics as a science. The appendix contains a rebuttal to an unfavorable review of the Critique.In the standard Akademie edition of Kants works, Prolegomena takes up part of Volume V.