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Diagnosis and treatment

Richard Gaskin

in Experience and the World's Own Language: A Critique of John McDowell's Empiricism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199287253
eISBN:
9780191603969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287252.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

McDowell’s view is that if infants and animals did have conscious experience, they would be confronted with private objects in Wittgenstein’s sense — bits of unstructured sensory Given. It is argued ... More


Three Kantian Theses

Rae Langton

in Kantian Humility: Our Ignorance of Things in Themselves

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243174
eISBN:
9780191597909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243174.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

According to Kant's Distinction, things in themselves are substances that have intrinsic properties, and phenomena are relational properties of substances. According to Receptivity, human knowledge ... More


Character from Two Standpoints

Richard McCarty

in Kant's Theory of Action

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199567720
eISBN:
9780191721465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567720.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, History of Philosophy

“Two-standpoints” interpretations of Kant's metaphysics are popular alternatives to the “two-worlds” interpretation presented in Chapter 4. But they are unfaithful to Kant's thoughts on the ... More


Kant's Metaphysic of Nature

J. N. Findlay

in Kant and the Transcendental Object: A Hermeneutic Study

Published in print:
1981
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246381
eISBN:
9780191680960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246381.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter deals with a very perplexing stratum of Kant's teaching: his philosophy of the natural world and our knowledge of it. There are works, for example, in Anthropology, in which Kant treats ... More


An Old Problem

Rae Langton

in Kantian Humility: Our Ignorance of Things in Themselves

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243174
eISBN:
9780191597909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243174.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The ‘acid test’ for an interpretation of Kant is its solution to an old problem. Things in themselves exist, and are the causes of phenomenal appearances, but we have no knowledge of things in ... More


Fitting the Pieces Together

Rae Langton

in Kantian Humility: Our Ignorance of Things in Themselves

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243174
eISBN:
9780191597909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243174.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Humility does follow from Receptivity—given Irreducibility. For Leibniz, Reducibility is the mirror that allows relations to be taken as intrinsic properties, phenomena to be taken as monads: ... More


Realism or Idealism?

Rae Langton

in Kantian Humility: Our Ignorance of Things in Themselves

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243174
eISBN:
9780191597909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243174.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

At the heart of Kant's distinction between things in themselves and phenomena is a distinction between two classes of properties, intrinsic and relational: on this interpretation, ignorance of things ... More


The Historical Background of Kant's Critical Teaching

J. N. Findlay

in Kant and the Transcendental Object: A Hermeneutic Study

Published in print:
1981
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246381
eISBN:
9780191680960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246381.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter gives a brief account of the three major influences which shaped Kant's opinions, which provided the background from which he dissented, and which he in great part transposed and ... More


Vats, Sets, and Tits *

A. W. Moore

in Transcendental Philosophy and Naturalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608553
eISBN:
9780191729645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608553.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This essay begins with Hilary Putnam’s celebrated argument that we could not be brains in vats, which, if it is successful, rebuts an extreme philosophical scepticism. The bulk of the essay is ... More


Introduction

Rae Langton

in Kantian Humility: Our Ignorance of Things in Themselves

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243174
eISBN:
9780191597909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243174.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Kant describes his philosophy as ‘startling’, and admits that it leaves unsatisfied, an ‘inextinguishable yearning’, which suggests that deflationary interpretations of him are unlikely to be wholly ... More


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