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This outstanding collection of specially commissioned chapters examines German idealism from several angles and assesses the renewed interest in the subject from a wide range of fields. Including discussions of the key representatives of German idealism such as Kant, Fichte and Hegel, it is structured in clear sections dealing with:
- the legacy of Hegel's philosophy
- Brandom and Hegel
- recognition and agency
- autonomy and nature
- the philosophy of German romanticism.
Amongst other important topics, German Idealism: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives addresses the debates surrounding the metaphysical and epistemological legacy of German idealism; its importance for understanding recent debates in moral and political thought; its appropriation in recent theories of language and the relationship between mind and world; and how German idealism affected subsequent movements such as romanticism, pragmatism, and critical theory.
Contributors: Espen Hammer, Stephen Houlgate, Sebastian Gardner, Paul Redding, Andrew Bowie, Richard Eldridge, Jay
Bernstein, Frederick Beiser, Paul Franks, Robert Pippin, Fred Rush, Manfred Frank, Terry Pinkard, Robert Stern
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)|
Table of Contents
Introduction: German Idealism, Naturalism, and Metaphysics 1. The Present Situation of Philosophy: The Limits of Naturalism and the Interest of German Idealism 2. From Quine to Hegel: Naturalism, Anti-Realism, and Maimon’s Question Quid Facti 3. Dark Days: Anglophone Scholarship Since the 1960s: The Legacy of Hegel’s Philosophy 4. Hegelians – Young and Younger 5. Habermas and the Kant-Hegel Contrast: Brandom and Hegel 6. Hegel and Brandom on Norms, Concepts and Logical Categories 7. Brandom’s Hegel: Recognition and Agency 8. Recognition and Embodiment (Fichte’s Materialism) 9. Liberal Rights and Liberal Individualism Without Liberalism: Agency and Recognition 10. Hegel, Fichte and the Pragmatic Contexts of Moral Judgment: Autonomy and Nature 11. Freedom, Self-Legislation and Morality in Kant and Hegel: Constructivist vs. Realist Accounts 12. From Epistemology to Aesthetics: From Epistemology to Art: The Philosophy of German Romanticism 13. Philosophy as ‘Infinite Approximation.’ Thoughts Arising out of the ‘Constellation’ of Early German Romanticism 14. German Idealism’s Contested Heritage