The aesthetic experience of the sublime provides an experience that helps fill this gap. There is a moral feeling that precedes the Categorical Imperative in spite of the second Critique`s argument that the feeling of respect follows from awareness of the moral Law.The publication of this book coincides with the commemoration of 200 years of Kant`s death.
Pabitrakumar Roy, presently Fellow of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, was till recently senior fellow of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi. Roy taught Philosophyfor over three decades at Visva-Bharti, Santiniketan and the university of North Bengal. He had been visiting faculty at various Indian Universities and British Council Scholar at King`s College Cambridge and University of Reading.