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Kant's Theory of Knowledge: An Analytical Introduction

Georges Dicker

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195153064
eISBN:
9780199835027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153065.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book expounds, analyzes, and appraises the constructive part of Kant’s theory of knowledge, as presented in the Prefaces, Introduction, Transcendental Aesthetic, and especially the ... More


Hegel on the Transcendental Deduction of the first Critique

Sally Sedgwick

in Hegel's Critique of Kant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698363
eISBN:
9780191738692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698363.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter identifies ‘speculative’ elements Hegel claims to discover in Kant’s Transcendental Deduction, elements he believes Kant himself failed to appreciate. That is, Hegel discovers resources ... More


Nietzsche's Critiques

R. Kevin Hill

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199285525
eISBN:
9780191700354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285525.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book gives a new interpretation of Nietzsche's philosophy and examines in detail his debt to Kant, in particular the Critique of Pure Reason, Critique of Practical Reason, and Critique of ... More


The Transcendental Deduction: Objective Knowledge and the Unity of Self‐Consciousness

Paul Crowther

in The Kantian Aesthetic: From Knowledge to the Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579976
eISBN:
9780191722615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579976.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

This chapter addresses and revises a foundational feature of Kant's epistemology, namely the Transcendental Deduction. It shows how Kant's argument attempts to prove that the objective unification of ... More


Kant's Theory of Self-Consciousness

C. Thomas Powell

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198244486
eISBN:
9780191680779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244486.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

From Rene Descartes to David Hume, philosophers in the 17th and 18th centuries developed a dialectic of radically conflicting claims about the nature of the self. In the Paralogisms of The Critique ... More


The Self and the Transcendental Deduction

C. Thomas Powell

in Kant's Theory of Self-Consciousness

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198244486
eISBN:
9780191680779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244486.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In the Transcendental Deduction, Immanuel Kant tries to answer the question of whether it is possible to experience a unitary self. Kant's more explicit discussion in the Paralogisms of the self and ... More


A Cosmology of Experience: §26 of the B-Deduction

Alison Laywine

in Kant's Transcendental Deduction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198748922
eISBN:
9780191811555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748922.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter begins a two-chapter examination of the second half of the B-Deduction. This chapter has a special focus on §26. It has three parts. The first argues that Kant completes the Deduction in ... More


Kant on Metaphysics

R. Kevin Hill

in Nietzsche's Critiques

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199285525
eISBN:
9780191700354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285525.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter provides a novel account of Kant's idea of the transcendental unity of appreciation and the role it performs in creating the illusion of mental substance. It differentiates ... More


The Transcendental Deduction Gets Underway

Alison Laywine

in Kant's Transcendental Deduction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198748922
eISBN:
9780191811555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748922.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter is in three parts. The first part considers the aim of Kant’s Transcendental Deduction, as presented in the second edition of the Critique. It claims programmatically that the aim of §15 ... More


A Priori Knowledge as the Anticipation of a Material Given and the Need for a Spatial Schematism

Fiona Hughes

in Kant's Aesthetic Epistemology: Form and World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621224
eISBN:
9780748652327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621224.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter deals with the objective side of Immanuel Kant's epistemological project. As many commentators have recognised, Kant's hopes for the conclusiveness of the ‘Transcendental Deduction’ ... More


Sentience, Apperception, and Language

Hubert Schwyzer

in The Unity of Understanding: A Study in Kantian Problems

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248293
eISBN:
9780191681110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248293.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses a claim that can serve as a premise for the main argument of the Transcendental Deduction of the Categories. Pure apperception is defined in this chapter as the necessity of ... More


The Deep Structure of Synthesis

Fiona Hughes

in Kant's Aesthetic Epistemology: Form and World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621224
eISBN:
9780748652327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621224.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Knowledge as opposed to intuition is only possible if we can unify and thus identify what Immanuel Kant provisionally called the object in the initial paragraphs of the Critique of Pure Reason. This ... More


Categories and Principles of the Understanding

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:
10.1093/0195153065.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter introduces Kant’s theory of categories and corresponding principles. It explains and evaluates Kant’s attempt to derive his categories from forms of judgment. It also discusses in detail ... More


The Idea of a Transcendental Deduction

Hubert Schwyzer

in The Unity of Understanding: A Study in Kantian Problems

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248293
eISBN:
9780191681110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248293.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses whether the need for a Transcendental Deduction is due merely to the unfortunate fact that Kant's account of concept possession proceeds from two unrelated points, or is there ... More


Transcendental Deduction II: The B Edition Transcendental Deduction

Thomas C. Vinci

in Space, Geometry, and Kant's Transcendental Deduction of the Categories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199381166
eISBN:
9780199381234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199381166.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 7 has two parts. Part I deals with Kant on apperception, a second-order cognitive power that reveals propositional structure in all unified representations, including propositional structure ... More


The Transcendental Deduction of the Categories I

Thomas C. Vinci

in Space, Geometry, and Kant's Transcendental Deduction of the Categories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199381166
eISBN:
9780199381234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199381166.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 5 makes the first approach to the Transcendental Deduction of the Categories, beginning with a discussion of what problem a deduction is designed to solve—“How subjective conditions of ... More


Manifest Reality: Kant's Idealism and his Realism

Lucy Allais

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198747130
eISBN:
9780191809217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747130.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book presents an interpretation of Kant’s transcendental idealism. It argues that his distinction between things in themselves and things as they appear to us has both epistemological and ... More


Transcendental Arguments II

Anthony Brueckner

in Essays on Skepticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585861
eISBN:
9780191595332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585861.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers reconstructions of Kant's anti-sceptical stance that highlight temporal features of one's mind: the ability to know of a series of one's mental states that have a specific ... More


§18 and §19 of the B-Deduction

Alison Laywine

in Kant's Transcendental Deduction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198748922
eISBN:
9780191811555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748922.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter completes the two-chapter long investigation of the account in the B-Deduction of the conditions of thinking as such. It examines §18 and §19. It has three parts. It devotes the first ... 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


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