What are some secondary texts, in the form of online articles, to read about Kant's Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics before I jump into the text and to ease myself into understanding it?

It would be preferable these web articles were written by Kant scholars and could be finished in around ~15 minutes.

I'm using the translation by Paul Carus as the Prolegomena, if that is of any relevance.

This is the version:--


Citation for the link above:--

Kant, Immanuel. Kant's Prolegomena to any future metaphysics. No. 53. Open court publishing Company, 1912.


1) Not an article but there's a YouTube talk on the Prolegomena which might get you launched :


2) http://www.sparknotes.com/philosophy/prolegomena/section4/

It is worth a browse.

3) https://www.gradesaver.com/prolegomena-to-any-future-metaphysics/study-guide/summary-preamble

It is pretty basic but useful.

  • I've chosen your answer over my own. It is closer to the spirit of the original inquiry as it is much easier to digest. TY for your input. – Tautological Revelations May 3 '18 at 11:02
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    Only too glad to have been of help. Best - Geoff – Geoffrey Thomas May 3 '18 at 11:24

There is a Kant scholar that writes on Quora, but his writings aren't all about the Prolegomena:--

You can verify the gentleman's credentials here, if you are skeptical:--

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