Preamble On The
Peculiarities Of All Metaphysical Cognition
First Part Of The
How Is Pure Mathematics Possible?
Second Part Of
The Main Transcendental Problem:
How Is The Science Of Nature Possible?
Of The Main Transcendental Problem:
How Is Metaphysics In General
The Determination Of The Bounds Of Pure Reason.
Solution Of The General
Question Of The Prolegomena:
"How Is Metaphysics Possible As Science?"
Appendix: On What
Can Be Done To Make Metaphysics Actual As A Science
On A Specimen Of A Judgment Of The Critique Prior To Its
Proposals As To An
Investigation Of The Critique Upon Which A Judgment May Follow
Note on the Text
work was originally
published in 1783. It was translated into English by Paul Carus in 1902.
The text posted here is based on the Carus translation. Spelling
has been modernized and it incorporates numerous revisions to the Carus
translation, combining revisions independently made by James W. Ellington
(1977) and James Fieser (1997). The Carus translation is in the public domain and may be freely reproduced.
Section numbering was included in the original text.
page numbers to the left of the text refer to the standard edition
of the German text of the Prolegomena (the Akademie
edition, vol. IV, Berlin, 1911).
footnotes have been incorporated into the text. Longer footnotes
(including Kant's original notes) are
placed at the end of the appropriate unit of text.