Kant's Lecture Notes on Logic and Their Importance for Kant's Practical Philosophy Studies
Kant has left an extensive lecture notes heritage, which has been bad studied till now. The themes of his lectures are different: metaphysics, logic, mathematics, ethics, natural theology, physical geography and others. Many subjects turned on in lectures have parallels in the printed writings of Kant. That helps us to understand much better difficulties in process of forming Kant's philosophical views in different spheres. The especial role play hereby the lectures on logic. It is because of not only the frequency Kant hold them during all his forty -years long teaching work), but also as it is necessary to understand well Kant's views on logic for understanding Kant's critical philosophy based on transcendental logic and its division into analytic and dialectic. Lecture notes on logic can help us also in researching the practical philosophy of Kant and explaining such difficult notions as practical and theoretical knowledge, historical and rational knowledge, moral faith and others. In researching of this questions in the manner they are presented in lecture notes on logic we ascertain Kant's critical philosophy is a logical continuation of philosophizing tradition of Enlightenment in Germany.