Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason": Critical Essays (Critical Essays on the Classics Series)

Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason": Critical Essays (Critical Essays on the Classics Series)

By: Patricia Kitcher (editor)Paperback

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The central project of the Critique of Pure Reason is to answer two sets of questions: What can we know and how can we know it? and What can't we know and why can't we know it? The essays in this collection are intended to help students read the Critique of Pure Reason with a greater understanding of its central themes and arguments, and with some awareness of important lines of criticism of those themes and arguments.

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Patricia Kitcher is professor of philosophy at the University of California, San Diego and the author of Freud's Dream: A Complete Interdisciplinary Science of Mind (M.I.T. Press) and Kant's Transcendental Psychology (Oxford).


Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Kant's A Priori Framework Chapter 3 Was Kant a Nativist? Chapter 4 Infinity and Kant's Conception of the 'Possibility of Experience,' Chapter 5 Kant's Cognitive Self Chapter 6 Kant's Transcendental Deduction as a Regressive Argument Chapter 7 Did the Sage of Konigsberg Have No Dreams? Chapter 8 Kant's Second Analogy Chapter 9 The Metaphysics of Transcendental Idealism [partial], fromThe Bounds of Sense Chapter 10 An Introduction to the Problem and Transcendental Realism and Transcendental Idealism, fromKant's Transcendental Idealism Chapter 11 Projecting the Order of Nature Chapter 12 Kant's Compatibilism Chapter 13 Kant's Critique of the Three Theistic Proofs [partial], fromKant's Rational Theology

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  • publication date: 01/11/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780847689170
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780847689170
  • weight: 481
  • ISBN10: 0847689174

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