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Product Description: Though Kant is best known for his strictly philosophical works in the 1780s, many of his early publications in particular were devoted to what we would call 'natural science'. Kant's Universal Natural History and Theory of the Heavens (1755) made a significant advance in cosmology, and he was also instrumental in establishing the newly emerging discipline of physical geography, lecturing on it for almost his entire career...read more

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9780521363945 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 19, 2012, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Though Kant is best known for his strictly philosophical works in the 1780s, many of his early publications in particular were devoted to what we would call 'natural science'.

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Product Description: The North American Kant Society was founded at the Sixth International Kant Congress, held at Pennsylvania State University in 1985. Lewis White Beck did not attend the congress, but his presence was felt throughout. In the years that followed, he was always available with further encouragement and advice, and the Society lost a friend when he died in the summer of 1997...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781580461177 | Univ of Rochester Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The North American Kant Society was founded at the Sixth International Kant Congress, held at Pennsylvania State University in 1985.

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Product Description: The late Lewis White Beck, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Rochester for many years, was one of the world's leading Kant scholars. Beck considered the most significant element of Kant's rich, complex, and controversial legacy to be the ultimate philosoophical question: 'What is Man?' Kant's answer - that humans are creators - is ambiguous...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Lewis White Beck (editor) and Predrag Cicovacki (editor)

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9781580460538 | Univ of Rochester Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: The late Lewis White Beck, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Rochester for many years, was one of the world's leading Kant scholars.

Product Description: This comprehensive history of German philosophy from its medieval beginnings to near the end of the eighteenth century explores the spirit of German intellectual life and its distinctiveness from that of other countries. Beck devotes whole chapters to four great philosophers - Nicholas of Cusa, Leibniz, Lessing, and Kant - and extensively examines many others, including Albertus Magnus, Meister Eckhart, Paracelsus, Kepler, Mendelssohn, Wolff, and Herder...read more

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9781855064485 | 69 edition (Thoemmes Pr, February 1, 1996), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Early German Philosophy is a comprehensive history of German philosophy from its medieval beginnings to near the end of the eighteenth century.

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9781890318178 | Thoemmes Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: This comprehensive history of German philosophy from its medieval beginnings to near the end of the eighteenth century explores the spirit of German intellectual life and its distinctiveness from that of other countries.
9781855064478 | Thoemmes Pr, December 1, 1996, cover price $29.95

Product Description: During his life Lewis W. Beck published two books of his essays which deal almost exclusively with different aspects of Kant's philosophy. He also thought about publishing a collection of his essays not so directly related to Kant but was unable to do so before his death in 1997...read more

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9781580460422 | Univ of Rochester Pr, January 1, 1999, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: During his life Lewis W.

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Product Description: Can a machine think? More pointedly, if I am a machine, can I think? Beck answers these questions by analyzing two clusters of metaphors – one of which dramatizes human beings as spontaneous agents (actors), and the other sees them as observers attempting to explain causally their own behavior and that of the actor (spectators)...read more

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9781855065574 | Thoemmes Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Can a machine think?

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Product Description: In this critique of religious philosophy, Beck discusses six philosophers whose works on religion he considers to be the most germane to contemporary issues. First addressing the question 'what is secular philosophy?', Beck then explains differences between the 'families' of secular philosophers, before examining their lives and works...read more

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9781855065185 | Thoemmes Pr, February 1, 1997, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In this critique of religious philosophy, Beck discusses six philosophers whose works on religion he considers to be the most germane to contemporary issues.

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Product Description: When this work was first published in 1960, it immediately filled a void in Kantian scholarship. It was the first study entirely devoted to Kant's Critique of Practical Reason and by far the most substantial commentary on it ever written...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226040752, titled "A Commentary on Kant's Critique of Practical Reason" | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, May 1, 1996), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: When this work was first published in 1960, it immediately filled a void in Kantian scholarship.
9780226040769 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr), cover price $22.00 | also contains Dinosaur Pets

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Product Description: A collection of Lewis Beck's writings on the philosophy and interpretation of Immanuel Kant.

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9780313231834 | Greenwood Pub Group, December 1, 1981, cover price $57.95 | About this edition: A collection of Lewis Beck's writings on the philosophy and interpretation of Immanuel Kant.

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Product Description: Book by Beck, Lewis White

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9780674221253 | Harvard Univ Pr, June 1, 1969, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Book by Beck, Lewis White

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Product Description: Carefully chosen selections that emphasize the range & significance of the important philosophers of the 18th Century, their inrerrelationships with each other & with the intellectual currents of their age. Excellent introductory, comparative, or reference volume...read more

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9780029021002 | Free Pr, January 1, 1966, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Carefully chosen selections that emphasize the range & significance of the important philosophers of the 18th Century, their inrerrelationships with each other & with the intellectual currents of their age.

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