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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


: Is the Critique of Judgment “Post‐Critical”?

Henry E. Allison

in Essays on Kant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199647033
eISBN:
9780191741166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199647033.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This essay contains a response to Burkhard Tuschling's thesis that already in the third Critique Kant abandoned his original “critical” view in favor of a “speculative” approach that anticipated ... More


Hermann von Helmholtz

M. Gail Hamner

in American Pragmatism: A Religious Genealogy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155471
eISBN:
9780199834266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155475.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter and the next deals with the texts of two German thinkers who were widely read by Charles Sanders Peirce and William James – the German psychologists Hermann von Helmholtz and Wilhelm ... More


Wilhelm Wundt

M. Gail Hamner

in American Pragmatism: A Religious Genealogy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155471
eISBN:
9780199834266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155475.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter (and the last) deals with the texts of two German thinkers who were widely read by Charles Sanders Peirce and William James – Hermann von Helmholtz and Wilhelm Wundt. They clarify the ... More


William Hamilton

M. Gail Hamner

in American Pragmatism: A Religious Genealogy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155471
eISBN:
9780199834266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155475.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Demonstrates the resonance between Charles Sanders Peirce (the American pragmatist) and William Hamilton (a Scottish professor of logic and metaphysics), which can be outlined in three ways: first, ... More


Essays on Kant

Henry E. Allison

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199647033
eISBN:
9780191741166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199647033.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume contains a collection of seventeen essays which have been previously published on Kant and an addendum to one of these essays that is here published for the first time. Although these ... More


: Reflective Judgment and the Application of Logic to Nature: Kant's Deduction of the Principle of Purposiveness as an Answer to Hume

Henry E. Allison

in Essays on Kant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199647033
eISBN:
9780191741166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199647033.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This essay examines Kant's account of the purposiveness of nature as a transcendental principle of the power of judgment in its reflective capacity in the two versions of the Introduction to the ... More


: The Critique of Judgment as a “True Apology” for Leibniz

Henry E. Allison

in Essays on Kant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199647033
eISBN:
9780191741166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199647033.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This essay argues that Kant's ironical remark in his response to Eberhard that “the Critique of Pure Reason might well be the true apology for Leibniz” is applicable (without irony) to the third ... More


Disenchanted Aristotelian Naturalism

Terry Pinkard

in Hegel's Naturalism: Mind, Nature, and the Final Ends of Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199860791
eISBN:
9780199932986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860791.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

A disenchanted nature cannot provide us with such orientation. Nonetheless, even though nature as a whole is without purpose, there are purposes in nature. To understand something as the organ of a ... More


Not Passion's Slave: Emotions and Choice

Robert Solomon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145496
eISBN:
9780199833726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145496.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The idea that we are, in some significant sense (and to some significant degree), responsible for our emotions is an idea that Robert Solomon has developed for almost three decades, following the ... More


On the Passivity of the Passions (2001)

Robert C. Solomon

in Not Passion's Slave: Emotions and Choice

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145496
eISBN:
9780199833726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145496.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

It is commonly supposed that passions are passive, or, rather, that we are passive with regard to them. They happen to us. I argue that we are active with regard to our passions, and the notion of ... More


Emotions and Choice (1973)

Robert C. Solomon

in Not Passion's Slave: Emotions and Choice

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145496
eISBN:
9780199833726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145496.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Emotions are evaluative judgments, not feelings. We can and do use our emotions to manipulate other people. Emotions are, to an unacknowledged extent, matters of choice and do not merely happen to us.


The Politics of Emotion (1998)

Robert C. Solomon

in Not Passion's Slave: Emotions and Choice

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145496
eISBN:
9780199833726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145496.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

I discuss two paradigms of emotion analysis, one by Aristotle and the other by William James. I argue that the emotions are political in a sense illuminated by Aristotle, and that the analysis of ... More


Organisms and the Unity of Science

Paul Guyer

in Kant and the Sciences

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195133059
eISBN:
9780199786169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133056.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This paper considers Kant’s understanding of organisms by undertaking a developmental approach to the issue. It presents three different arguments Kant posits in the third Critique regarding the kind ... More


The Politics of Emotion

Robert C. Solomon

in The Joy of Philosophy: Thinking Thin versus the Passionate Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195165401
eISBN:
9780199870103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165403.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The passions are political. Not only do they play an important role in social movements and interpersonal dynamics but also their status and understanding is itself highly politicized, from the ... More


Empirical Systematicity and its Relation to Aesthetic Judgement

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/9780748621224.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Immanuel Kant makes no mention of any principle of aesthetic judgement other than taste. In the Critique of Aesthetic Judgement, he introduces the principle of the purposiveness of nature. Kant ... More


Hegel's Concept of Life: Self-Consciousness, Freedom, Logic

Karen Ng

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190947613
eISBN:
9780190947620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947613.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book defends a new interpretation of Hegel’s idealism as oriented by a philosophical and logical concept of life, focusing on Hegel’s Science of Logic. Beginning with the influence of Kant’s ... More


Themes in Legal Regulation and Judicial Review

D. J. Galligan

in Discretionary Powers: A Legal Study of Official Discretion

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256526
eISBN:
9780191681653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256526.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter deals with a number of specific themes in legal regulation and judicial review. The underlying object is to consider the extent to which the general themes of rationality, purposiveness, ... More


Responsiveness

Peter Vincent-Jones

in The New Public Contracting: Regulation, Responsiveness, Relationality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291274
eISBN:
9780191700606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291274.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the meaning of ‘responsiveness’ by distinguishing a number of dimensions of this concept: reflexivity, juridification, purposiveness, and metaregulation. It then discusses the ... More


“Kant’s Great Service to Philosophy”: Purposiveness and Conceptual Form

Karen Ng

in Hegel's Concept of Life: Self-Consciousness, Freedom, Logic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190947613
eISBN:
9780190947620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947613.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter introduces the purposiveness theme from Kant’s Critique of Judgment. It argues that Kant’s innovation consists in the claim that purposiveness defines the space of judgment and that ... More


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