Kant on the Human Standpoint
By (author) Beatrice Longuenesse
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Kant on the Human Standpoint by Beatrice Longuenesse
Book DescriptionIn this collection of essays Beatrice Longuenesse considers the three aspects of Kant's philosophy, his epistemology and metaphysics of nature, his moral philosophy and his aesthetic theory, under one unifying standpoint: Kant's conception of our capacity to form judgements. She argues that the elements which make up our cognitive access to the world - what Kant calls the 'human point of view' - have an equally important role to play in our moral evaluations and our aesthetic judgements. Her discussion ranges over Kant's account of our representations of space and time, his conception of the logical forms of judgements, sufficient reason, causality, community, God, freedom, morality, and beauty in nature and art. Her book will appeal to all who are interested in Kant and his thought.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521834780
(228mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 17-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Beatrice Longuenesse
Kant on the Human Standpoint, Paperback (June 2009)
Kant's philosophy considered under one unifying standpoint: his conception of our capacity to form judgements.
Kant and the Early Moderns, Paperback (July 2008)
Kant has acted as a lens - sometimes a distorting lens - between historians of philosophy and early modern intellectual history. This title brings together some of the world's leading historians of philosophy to consider Kant in relation to the earlier thinkers.
Hegel's Critique of Metaphysics, Hardback (May 2007)
A close analysis of the core issues in Hegel's Science of Logic.
Kant and the Capacity to Judge, Paperback (January 2001)» View all books by Beatrice Longuenesse
Shows that although Kant adopts his inventory of the forms of judgment from logic textbooks of his time, he is nevertheless original in selecting just those forms he holds to be indispensable to our ability to relate representations to objects.
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Author Biography - Beatrice Longuenesse
Beatrice Longuenesse is Professor of Philosophy at New York University. Her numerous publications include Kant and the Capacity to Judge (1998).
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