Kant über Mitleidenschaft
MetadataShow full item record
Altmetrics Handle Statistics
Altmetrics DOI Statistics
In his discussion of sympathetic participation in § 34 of the Doctrine of Virtue, Kant twice uses an unusual word that does not reappear anywhere in his writings: Mitleidenschaft. So far, the significance of this has gone unnoticed. But there is a historical source that reveals precisely why he uses this word, which in turn sheds new light on the philosophical substance of Kant’s theory of sympathy.
Timmermann , J 2016 , ' Kant über Mitleidenschaft ' , Kant-Studien , vol. 107 , no. 4 , pp. 729–732 . https://doi.org/10.1515/kant-2016-0055
Copyright © 2016 by Walter de Gruyter GmbH. This work has been made available online in accordance with the publisher’s policies. This is the final published version of the work, which was originally published at: https://doi.org/10.1515/kant-2016-0055
Items in the St Andrews Research Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.