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Click to edit Master subtitle style 7/27/09 Lecture 10: Immanuel Kant, Part I INTA 2030: Ethics and International Affairs 6/24/2009
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Click icon to add picture 7/27/09 How about that, Yankees! A: Go Braves! B: No thanks, I’m a Yankees fan C: Habla de futbol? D: Tennis, anyone? E: I’d rather be reading Kant…
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7/27/09 A Cosmopolitan Universal History Does history reveal a steady progress and slow development of the original capacities of humankind? We can’t assume that there is a natural end to human affairs But we can look to history to learn whether there is a natural objective in the course of human affairs
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Nine Theses on History 1. A creatures’ natural capacities are destined to develop to their completion, and in conformity with their end – there is a teleology to nature 2. The natural capacities of humankind towards the use of reason develop in the whole species and not in individuals 3. Only humans can produce beyond the mechanical organization of natural existence. a)
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