This edition includes a modern introduction and a list of suggested further reading. The rule of education is the chief end whereby man is formed under civilization. - Immanuel Kant On Education (1803) is a collection of Kants lectures on physical and practical education, pedagogy, and moral culture, and it is the only work in which Kants views on education are presented comprehensively.
On Education introduces us to the practical implications of Kants theoretical philosophy and instructs us on how to tame and cultivate the excellence in human nature. Fast-moving and engaging, On Education is highly readable and reminds us that Kants pedagogical mission included his interest in teaching his students how to live, by recommending a certain way of life.