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DEDICATION - Friedrich Max Müller, Critique of Pure Reason 
Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason. In Commemoration of the Centenary of its First Publication. Translated into English by F. Max Mueller (2nd revised ed.) (New York: Macmillan, 1922).
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TO HIS EXCELLENCY THE ROYAL MINISTER OF STATE BARON VON ZEDLITZ
To further, so far as in us lies, the growth of the sciences is to work in your Excellency’s own interest, your own interest being intimately connected with them, not only through the exalted position of a patron of science, but through the far more intimate relation of a lover and enlightened judge. For that reason I avail myself of the only means within my power of proving my gratitude for the gracious confidence with which your Excellency honours me, as if I too could help toward your noble work.
[Whoever delights in a speculative life finds with moderate wishes the approval of an enlightened and kind judge a powerful incentive to studies the results of which are great, but remote, and therefore entirely ignored by vulgar eyes.]
To you, as such a judge, and to your kind attention I now submit this book, placing all other concerns of my literary future under your special protection, and remaining with profound respect1
Your Excellency’s Most obedient Servant,
Königsberg,March 29, 1781.
[1 ]The second paragraph is left out and the last sentence slightly altered in the Second Edition.