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Immanuel Kant's Theory of Human Nature
Patrick Frierson, Whitman College

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Kant's Empirical Psychology (Book)
Title: Kant's Empirical Psychology
Author: Patrick Frierson
Abstract: Throughout his life, Kant was concerned with questions about empirical psychology. He aimed to develop an empirical account of human beings, and his lectures and writings on the topic are recognizable today as properly 'psychological' treatments of human thought and behavior. In this book Patrick R. Frierson uses close analysis of relevant texts, including unpublished lectures and notes, to study Kant's account. He shows in detail how Kant explains human action, choice, and thought in empirical terms, and how a better understanding of Kant's psychology can shed light on major concepts in his philosophy, including the moral law, moral responsibility, weakness of will, and cognitive error. Frierson also applies Kant's accounts of mental illness to contemporary philosophical issues. His book will interest students and scholars of Kant, the history of psychology, philosophy of psychology, and philosophy of action.
Year: 2014
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107032651
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes