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Introduction

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:
10.1093/0195153065.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses Kant’s relation to Rationalism and Empiricism, his attempt to reduce his agenda to the issue of synthetic a priori judgments, and the overall of plan and structure of the ... More


Truth in Virtue of Intentionality, Or, The Return of the Analytic-Synthetic Distinction

Robert Hanna

in Cognition, Content, and the A Priori: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind and Knowledge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198716297
eISBN:
9780191785009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716297.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What is the analytic-synthetic distinction? According to the contemporary Kantian conception offered in this book, it is the categorically sharp contrast between two fundamentally different kinds of ... More


The Argument for Transcendental Idealism in the Transcendental Aesthetic

Lucy Allais

in Manifest Reality: Kant's Idealism and his Realism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198747130
eISBN:
9780191809217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747130.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents an account of Kant’s central argument for his transcendental idealism, the argument in the Transcendental Aesthetic. On the account presented the argument does not attempt to ... More


Defending Principlism

Nathaniel Jason Goldberg

in Kantian Conceptual Geography

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780190215385
eISBN:
9780190215408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215385.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter Six defends Subjective Principlism against its most important challenges. It does so by considering the history of and arguments against Subjective Principlism, and then demonstrating that ... More


Rational Agency and Imperatives

Henry E. Allison

in Kant's Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals: A Commentary

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691531
eISBN:
9780191731808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691531.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter focuses on Kant’s account of rational agency and his move from this to the formulation of the categorical imperative. Rational agents are those with a capacity to act according to their ... More


Kant and Wittgenstein: the Matter of Transcendental Arguments

P. M. S. Hacker

in Wittgenstein: Comparisons and Context

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674824
eISBN:
9780191761287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674824.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Wittgenstein's remarks on Kant are recounted, and six affinities between Kant and Wittgenstein sketched. Disagreement between their philosophies are argued to be rooted in the different kinds of ... More


The End of Practical Reasons

Ingmar Persson

in From Morality to the End of Reason: An Essay on Rights, Reasons, and Responsibility

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199676552
eISBN:
9780191755811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676552.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins by outlining an internalist account of epistemic and practical reasons according to which they are conceptual truths. It then goes on to criticize the non-naturalist view that ... More


The Truth in Modalism

Sanford Shieh

in Necessity Lost: Modality and Logic in Early Analytic Philosophy, Volume 1

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199228645
eISBN:
9780191871146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199228645.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter takes up two further issues about Frege’s attitude towards modality. First, Frege doesn’t simply reject the relativization of truth. He gives amodalist explanations of linguistic ... More


Kant’s Theory of Geometry and Transcendental Idealism II

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/9780199381166.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 4 has three main parts. The first develops an account of Kant’s mathematical method, based partly on work by Philip Kitcher, called the KV account. This account allows for epistemically ... More


The Debut of a Neo-Kantian

Frederick C. Beiser

in Hermann Cohen: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828167
eISBN:
9780191866838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828167.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter is an interpretation, and assessment, of Cohen’s first publication on Kant, Kants Theorie der Erfahrung. This work, it is argued, breaks with the prevalent psychologistic interpretations ... More


Kantian Prequel: ‘Idols of the Tribe’

Fraser MacBride

in On the Genealogy of Universals: The Metaphysical Origins of Analytic Philosophy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198811251
eISBN:
9780191848384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811251.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues that Kant in the Critique of Pure Reasons and his Prolegomena problematized the distinction between substance and attribute long before the advent of analytic philosophy. Kant did ... More


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