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Kant’s Philosophy of History and „Practical Reason“

(Original title: Kantova filozofia dejín a „praktický rozum“)
Filozofia, 49 (1994), 2, 72-77.
Type of work: Papers
Publication language: Slovak

The contribution deals with the immanent dynamics of Kant’s philosophy of history, concentrating on the practical period of its development, during which Kant made use of his ideas comprised in his Elements of the Metaphysics of Morals and Critique of Practical Reason. On this background such problems as freedom in human action, the moralization of man and its historical forms, transformation of natural teleology into the moral one are outlined. It was the application of the teleological principle, on the background of which the problem of the aim of historical process was formulated by Kant as the moralization of man an ideal of his own social and historical activity.

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