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Reading Kant's Geography (Suny Series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy) Hardcover – June 1, 2011


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"This volume of impeccable scholarship and sustained critical inquiry performs an invaluable service. It is a major contribution to writings on the history of geography, but it also shows that Kant's geography was far from incidental to the whole outworking of his philosophy, nor to what he claimed about the potentialities and pitfalls in shared human occupation of the planet. As such, this volume needs to be read by anyone concerned with enlightenment, modernity, and issues such as cosmopolitanism and transnationalism." --Chris Philo, editor of Theory and Methods: Critical Essays in Human Geography

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For almost forty years, German enlightenment philosopher Immanuel Kant gave lectures on geography, more than almost any other subject. Kant believed that geography and anthropology together provided knowledge of the world, an empirical ground for his thought. Above all, he thought that knowledge of the world was indispensable to the development of an informed cosmopolitan citizenry that would be self-ruling. While these lectures have received very little attention compared to his work on other subjects, they are an indispensable source of material and insight for understanding his work, specifically his thinking and contributions to anthropology, race theory, space and time, history, the environment, and the emergence of a mature public. This indispensable volume brings together world-renowned scholars of geography, philosophy, and related disciplines to offer a broad discussion of the importance of Kant's work on this topic for contemporary philosophical and geographical work.

More About the Author

I'm a Professor of Political Theory and Geography at University of Warwick, and was previously Professor of Political Geography at Durham University, UK.

I have a blog at www.progressivegeographies.com, and tweet at @stuartelden

I am currently writing a book entitled Foucault's Last Decade for Polity press, and working on projects on Shakespeare and concepts of the world and earth. I also am one of the editors of the journal Society and Space (Environment and Planning D). When I'm not writing I enjoy cycling, watching cricket and music.

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