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Socrates Meets Kant: The Father of Philosophy Meets His Most Influential Modern Child
September 16, 2019 Comments.. 680
Socrates Meets Kant: The Father of Philosophy Meets His Most Influential Modern Child Peter Kreeft Immanuel Kant is one of the greatest philosophers in history But, as Peter Kreeft notes in this book, Kant is really two philosophers a philosopher about how we know things epistemology and a philosopher of right and wrong ethics If he had written only on either topic, he would still be the most important and influential of the modern philosophers The combination oImmanuel Kant is one of the greatest philosophers in history But, as Peter Kreeft notes in this book, Kant is really two philosophers a philosopher about how we know things epistemology and a philosopher of right and wrong ethics If he had written only on either topic, he would still be the most important and influential of the modern philosophers The combination of the two, though, makes for a formidable thinker, one it would take a figure such as the Father of Philosophy, the relentless Socrates, to confront.Confront he does, in Peter Kreeft s next installment of the popular Socrates Meets series Set in the afterlife, the conversation between the two great minds lays out the key issues Kreeft s Socrates reflects what the historical philosopher would likely have made of Kant s ideas, while also recognizing the greatness, genius, and insightfulness of Kant The result of their dialogues is a helpful, highly readable, even amusing book, useful for beginner as well as master.Kant s philosophy of knowing truly is a Copernican revolution in philosophy as he dubbed it His ethics was intended to set out the rational grounds for morality Did he achieve his goals What would Socrates say about the matter Dr Kreeft has written a book no student of modern thought should be without.. Socrates Meets Kant The Father of Philosophy Meets His Most Influential Modern Child Immanuel Kant is one of the greatest philosophers in history But as Peter Kreeft notes in this book Kant is really two philosophers a philosopher about how we know things epistemology and a philosop
  • Title: Socrates Meets Kant: The Father of Philosophy Meets His Most Influential Modern Child
  • Author: Peter Kreeft
  • ISBN: 9781586173487
  • Page: 153
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. Ian says:

      Very helpful examination or rather cross examination of Kantian philosophy by Kreeft s Socrates Strikes a good balance between appreciating what is good there and challenging certain of his assumptions and arguments My only complaint is Kreeft s Socrates Kreeft got the tone for him down perfectly in The Best Things in Life, but in most of the other dialogues the characterization is hit and miss, with the great sage of Plato and Xenophon sometimes coming across like a pettish sophist or an inept [...]

    2. Luke says:

      While this was, at times, difficult, and actually left me quite exhausted, it certainly got me thinking deeply about Kant than my predisposed hatred of all that he wrote.

    3. Morris Nelms says:

      Excellent presentation of Kant s thought, though I found Kreeft s or Socrates two main objections to Kant unconvincing Kreeft is an apologist for traditional and Catholic Christianity, and thus some things in Kant rub him the wrong way, and he focuses on them I like Kant s resolution of the conflict between reason and faith, skepticism and certainty, so I tend to lean the other way In some ways reading this book reminded me of listening to the intelligent conversations between liberal and conser [...]

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