Kant is widely acknowledged for his critique of theoretical reason, his universalistic ethics, and his aesthetics. Scholars, however, often ignore his achievements in the philosophy of law and government. This book examines all aspects of this important, but neglected, body of Kant's writings.
About the Author
Otfried Hoeffe is professor of philosophy at Eberhard-Karls-University, Tübingen and Director of the Research Center for Political Philosophy. He is a Fellow of the Heidlberger Akademie der Wissenschaften and Member of the Collegium Europeanum Jenense. In 2002 he received the Karl-Vossler-Preis of the Bavarian Ministry for Science and Culture. He is the author of many books, most recently Gerechtigkeit. Eine philosophische Einführung, Medizin ohne Ethic? and Kant's Kritk der reinen Vernunft and sits on the editorial boards of many scholarly journals.