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The Political Implications of Kant’s Theory of Knowledge

Rethinking Progress


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction: On the Idea of Progress

    1. Golan Moshe Lahat
      Pages 1-16
  3. What Can We Know? Regulative Idea

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Golan Moshe Lahat
      Pages 19-38
    3. Golan Moshe Lahat
      Pages 39-63
    4. Golan Moshe Lahat
      Pages 64-94
  4. What Ought We Do?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Golan Moshe Lahat
      Pages 97-120
    3. Golan Moshe Lahat
      Pages 134-153
  5. What Can We Hope For?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
    2. Golan Moshe Lahat
      Pages 157-180
    3. Golan Moshe Lahat
      Pages 209-234
  6. Conclusion: On the Possibility of Regulative Progress

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 241-298

About this book


Based on an insightful and innovative reading of Kant's theory of knowledge, this book explores the political implications of Kant's philosophical writings on knowledge. It suggests that Kant offers a stable foundation for the reconsideration of the idea of progress as crucial in matters of political management at the outset of the 21st Century.


idea Immanuel Kant knowledge morality politics reason

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceTel Aviv UniversityIsrael

About the authors

Golan Moshe Lahat is a lecturer in the Political Science Department at Tel-Aviv University, Israel.

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