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Kant and Welfare

Alexander Kaufman

in Welfare in the Kantian State

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294672
eISBN:
9780191599637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294670.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Two formal arguments in favour of the traditional (libertarian) interpretation of Kant's political thought remain influential. The first argument asserts that Kant's metaphysical principles of right ... More


A Kantian Model for Social Welfare Theory

Alexander Kaufman

in Welfare in the Kantian State

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294672
eISBN:
9780191599637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294670.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Kant's explicit account of the state's responsibility for welfare, in the Rechtslehre, is cryptic and incomplete. Kant does suggest, however, that: (1) provision for those unable to provide for ... More


Teleology, Rational Faith, and Context Dependence

Alexander Kaufman

in Welfare in the Kantian State

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294672
eISBN:
9780191599637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294670.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

If a society is to realize a rightful civil condition, the metaphysical principles of right specified in the Rechtslehre must be embodied in positive legislation. Kant's account of teleological ... More


The Incommensurability of the Systems

Daniel W. Graham

in Aristotle's Two Systems

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198243151
eISBN:
9780191680649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243151.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents the hypotheses concerning the relation between S1 and S2, namely, the Organon Hypothesis (OH), Extension Hypothesis (EH), and Incompatibility Hypothesis (IH), and an evaluation ... More


Cassirer's Metaphysics of Symbolic Forms: A Philosophical Commentary

Thora Bayer

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083316
eISBN:
9780300127171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083316.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book—a commentary on Ernst Cassirer's Metaphysics of Symbolic Forms—provides an introduction to the metaphysical views that underlie the philosopher's conceptions of symbolic form and human ... More


An Encyclopedic and Compassionate Setting for Buddhist Epistemology

Christian Coseru

in Perceiving Reality: Consciousness, Intentionality, and Cognition in Buddhist Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199843381
eISBN:
9780199979851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843381.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The examination of perception that Śāntarakṣita and Kamalaśīla undertake in the Compendium and its Commentary draws from a centuries long and rich history of philosophical debate. This chapter ... More


The Interlude

Henry E. Allison

in Kant's Transcendental Deduction: An Analytical-Historical Commentary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198724858
eISBN:
9780191792397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724858.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter deals with Kant’s treatment of issues bearing on the Deduction in the period between the first two editions of the Critique. The main texts considered are the Prolegomena (1783), a note ... More


Identifying the Problem of Personal Identity

Ned Markosian

in Time and Identity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014090
eISBN:
9780262265799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014090.003.0101
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter has two main aims: to propose a new way of characterizing the problem of personal identity and to show that the metaphysical picture that underlies the author’s proposal has important ... More


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