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Kant's Empirical Realism

Paul Abela

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242740
eISBN:
9780191697173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242740.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Immanuel Kant claims that transcendental idealism yields a form of realism at the empirical level. Polite silence might best describe the reception this assertion has garnered among even sympathetic ... More


Introduction

Michael A Bishop and J. D. Trout

in Epistemology and the Psychology of Human Judgment

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195162295
eISBN:
9780199835539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195162293.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the subsequent chapters in this book which will discuss topics such as epistemological theory, Statistical Prediction Rules, Strategic Reliabilism, ... More


Schemata and Principles: From Pure Concepts to Objective Judgments

Jay F. Rosenberg

in Accessing Kant: A relaxed introduction to the Critique of Pure Reason

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199275816
eISBN:
9780191699849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275816.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, Kant begins the Analytic of Principles by reminding us of the classical divisions of logic into the theories of concepts, judgments, and inferences, corresponding to a division of ... More


The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion

William J. Wainwright (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195138092
eISBN:
9780199835348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138090.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The philosophy of religion as a distinct discipline is an innovation of the last 200 years, but its central topics—the existence and nature of the divine, humankind’s relation to it, the nature of ... More


The World as a Formula: The Second Way of Knowing

MITROFF IAN I. and LINSTONE HAROLD A.

in The Unbounded Mind: Breaking the Chains of Traditional Business Thinking

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102888
eISBN:
9780199854943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102888.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter discusses Analysis or mathematical model building as one of the other important and traditional ways of knowing. If the human organism were a simple machine, then the experience of any ... More


General Covariance and the “Relativized A Priori”: Two Roads from Kant

Thomas Ryckman

in The Reign of Relativity: Philosophy in Physics 1915-1925

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177176
eISBN:
9780199835324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177177.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

A tension within Kant’s Transcendental Analytic, regarding the combination of the “active” faculty of understanding with the “passive” faculty of sensibility, underlies the distinct appraisals in ... More


Accessing Kant: A relaxed introduction to the Critique of Pure Reason

Jay F. Rosenberg

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199275816
eISBN:
9780191699849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275816.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book introduces Immanuel Kant's masterwork, the Critique of Pure Reason, from a ‘relaxed’ problem-oriented perspective which treats Kant as an especially insightful practising philosopher, from ... More


The Second Analogy: Causality

Georges Dicker

in Kant's Theory of Knowledge: An Analytical Introduction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195153064
eISBN:
9780199835027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153065.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter gives an analysis of Kant’s attempt to prove the causal principle in the Second Analogy. After presenting an analysis of Kant’s strategy that draws on the work of Lewis White Beck, it ... More


The Myth of the Intuitive: Experimental Philosophy and Philosophical Method

Max Deutsch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028950
eISBN:
9780262327374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028950.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is a defense of the methods of analytic philosophy against a recent empirical challenge to the soundness of those methods. The challenge is raised by practitioners of “experimental ... More


Perceptual Synthesis: From Sensations to Objects

Jay F. Rosenberg

in Accessing Kant: A relaxed introduction to the Critique of Pure Reason

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199275816
eISBN:
9780191699849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275816.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, what Kant is saying is that there is one generic concept of an object of which all our empirical object-concepts, i.e. concepts of particular kinds of objects (books, houses, trees, ... More


Judgement and Empirical Intuition

Paul Abela

in Kant's Empirical Realism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242740
eISBN:
9780191697173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242740.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

An examination of empirical realism should begin by taking seriously the radical break with the Cartesian-inspired model of cognition that Immanuel Kant's Copernican revolution announces. This ... More


Analogy, Metaphor, and Coherence

Herman Philipse

in God in the Age of Science?: A Critique of Religious Reason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697533
eISBN:
9780191738470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697533.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Theism can be an existential hypothesis confirmable by empirical evidence only if the reference of the proper name ‘God’ can be spelled out in words that are mostly used literally. However, it is ... More


Bennett on Kant's Analytic

P. F. Strawson

in Philosophical Writings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199587292
eISBN:
9780191728747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587292.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter reviews Bennett's book, Kant's Analytic. The discussions in the book follow in general the order of the main divisions of the Critique, from the Introduction to the end of the Analytic; ... More


The After-Life of Idealism

W. J. Mander

in British Idealism: A History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559299
eISBN:
9780191725531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559299.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Looking at a range of texts and figures this chapter begins by showing that idealism, or idealistically influenced thinking, continued far into the twentieth century—long after new schools of thought ... More


Adrian Piper: the body after conceptualism

Nizan Shaked

in The Synthetic Proposition: Conceptualism and the Political Referent in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784992750
eISBN:
9781526128171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992750.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter takes a close look at Adrian Piper’s transition from Conceptual Art to conceptualism, in the context of Conceptual Art’s canonical interpretations. I observe that her contribution was ... More


A Universal Sublime

in The Equivocation of Reason: Kleist Reading Kant

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755870
eISBN:
9780804768269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755870.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter analyzes Kleist's “Über das Marionettentheater” (“On the Puppet Theater”). It compares the text with Kant's “Analytic of the Sublime” and suggests that, in its confrontation with error ... More


Story and Structure

Tan See Kam

in Tsui Hark's Peking Opera Blues

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208852
eISBN:
9789888313518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208852.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses Peking Opera Blues through the lens of formalism and its structuralist narratology which produce cinematic codes that give the film its form, including Tsui’s auterist ... More


Meaning in Life

Thaddeus Metz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199599318
eISBN:
9780191747632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599318.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

It is only in the last 50 years that life’s meaning has become a distinct field in Western philosophy, and merely in the last 25 or so that debate with real substance and complexity has appeared. ... More


How Insight Emerges in a Distributed, Content-Addressable Memory

Liane Gabora and Apara Ranjan

in Neuroscience of Creativity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019583
eISBN:
9780262314695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019583.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Creativity paradoxically involves studying how someone pulls out of their brain something that was never put into it, something new and useful, or appropriate to the task at hand. Even if we ... More


Affect of the Law

Gabriela Basterra

in The Subject of Freedom: Kant, Levinas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265145
eISBN:
9780823266883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265145.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

How does the causality of freedom affect the subject? This question concerns the alterity of the law and the subject's relationship with it. Kant refers to the law's impact on subjectivity in terms ... More


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