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Post by Ticktockman » December 5th, 2007, 6:11 am

This book is now complete and can be downloaded from the LibriVox catalogue: http://librivox.org/critique-of-practical-reason-by-immanuel-kant/

The Critique of Practical Reason by Immanuel Kant, translated by Thomas Kingsmill Abbott.

Note: Sibella will be the new BC for this project

The Critique of Practical Reason (Kritik der praktischen Vernunft) is the second of Immanuel Kant's three critiques, first published in 1788. It follows on from his Critique of Pure Reason and deals with his moral philosophy. The second Critique exercised a decisive influence over the subsequent development of the field of ethics and moral philosophy, becoming the principle reference point for ethical systems that focus on the rightness or wrongness of actions themselves, as opposed to the rightness or wrongness of the consequences of those actions. Subsequently termed “deontological ethics”, Kant’s ethical system also laid the groundwork of moral absolutism, the belief that there are absolute standards against which moral questions can be judged, and that certain actions are right or wrong, devoid of the context of the act. (spliced & diced from Wikipedia, with some stuff added by TTM).
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Post by Gesine » December 5th, 2007, 7:47 am

Happy to MC this for you, TTM - will do the magic window.
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Post by Gesine » December 5th, 2007, 8:05 am

OK all set - you can edit the admin now for your text links and chapter titles, TTM. :)
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Post by Gesine » December 5th, 2007, 12:49 pm

OK, changed the links to the other admin page and updated that page. Caet will MC this.

Chapter titles are still missing.
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Post by LeonMire » December 6th, 2007, 5:50 am

Awesome.. more Kant!

Could I sign up for sections 15-17?
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Post by Ticktockman » December 6th, 2007, 6:18 am

Leon,

As long as it's OK with the Problems of Philosophy BC :P

Thanks for getting us started!

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Post by CarlManchester » December 6th, 2007, 6:22 am

I'll start of with 11, if I may.

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Post by Ticktockman » December 6th, 2007, 6:32 am

Thanks, Carl. You certainly may!

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Post by Gesine » December 6th, 2007, 7:13 am

I could do a short section. 14?
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Post by Ticktockman » December 6th, 2007, 7:53 am

Sure, Gesine..Thanks!

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Post by Philojira » December 6th, 2007, 8:44 am

Hi there,

I'd like to do 00 and 01, if you don't mind.

Love the selection.

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Post by Ticktockman » December 6th, 2007, 9:46 am

Philojira wrote:Hi there,

I'd like to do 00 and 01, if you don't mind.

Love the selection.

Cheers,

Philojira.
Philojira,

00 is a big job. I'll sign you up for 01, and if that goes well, 00.

Sound good?

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Post by Ransom » December 6th, 2007, 2:45 pm

May I have section 02?

I love the way that reading philosophical works aloud forces one to figure out what they are actually saying! (or try...) :)

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Post by Ticktockman » December 6th, 2007, 3:05 pm

Ransom wrote:May I have section 02?

I love the way that reading philosophical works aloud forces one to figure out what they are actually saying! (or try...) :)
Ransom,

This is exactly my motivation, as well. Thanks, TTM
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Post by d.e.wittkower » December 6th, 2007, 3:14 pm

I would like to take 12 and 13!

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