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The Genesis of Kant's Critique of Judgment / Edition 2
     

The Genesis of Kant's Critique of Judgment / Edition 2

by John H. Zammito
 

ISBN-10: 0226978559

ISBN-13: 9780226978550

Pub. Date: 08/28/1992

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

In this philosophically sophisticated and historically significant work, John H. Zammito reconstructs Kant's composition of The Critique of Judgment. The austerity and grandeur of Kant's philosophical writings sometimes make it hard to recognize them as the products of a historical figure situated in the particular constellation of his time and society.

Overview

In this philosophically sophisticated and historically significant work, John H. Zammito reconstructs Kant's composition of The Critique of Judgment. The austerity and grandeur of Kant's philosophical writings sometimes make it hard to recognize them as the products of a historical figure situated in the particular constellation of his time and society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226978550
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
08/28/1992
Edition description:
1
Pages:
490
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part One - The Genesis of the "Critique of Aesthetic Judgment"
1. Kant and the Pursuit of Aufklärung
2. Kant's Return to Aesthetics: Transcendental Arguments and the "Critique of Taste"
3. Validity and Actuality: Toward Kant's Phenomenology of Subjective Consciousness
4. The Transcendental Grounding of Taste: Purpose and Pleasure
5. The Beautiful and the Pleasant: Kant's Transcendental Deduction of Taste
6. Kant's Philosophy of Art in the Year 1788
Part Two: The Genesis of the "Critique of Teleological Judgment"
7. The Cognitive Turn: The Discovery of Reflective Judgment
8. The Contextual Origins of Kant's Critique of Contemporary Science
9. Kant against Eighteenth-Century Hylozoism
10. The Problem of Organic Form in the "Critique of Teleological Judgment"
11. The Pantheism Controversy and the Third Critique
12. Kant's Attack on Spinoza in the "Dialectic of Teleological Judgment"
Part Three - The Final Form of the Critique of Judgment
13. The Ethical Turn in Kant's Critique of Judgment
14. The Sublime, the Symbolic, and Man's "Supersensible Destination"
15. Aesthetics As the Key to Anthropology: Lebensgefühl and Geistegefühl
16. The Unity of Man: Man As an "End-in-Himself"
17. The Unity of Mankind: The Highest Good, History, and Religion
Conclusion: The Ultimate Meaning of the Third Critique
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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