Kant and his German Contemporaries: Volume 2, Aesthetics, History, Politics, and Religion

Kant and his German Contemporaries: Volume 2, Aesthetics, History, Politics, and Religion

by Daniel O. Dahlstrom (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107178168
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/11/2018
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Daniel O. Dahlstrom is Professor of Philosophy at Boston University. His previous publications include The Emergence of German Idealism (1999), Philosophical Legacies: Essays on the Thought of Kant, Hegel, and their Contemporaries (2008), and Identity, Authenticity, and Humility (2017).

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Aesthetic Perspectives: 1. Baumgarten, Meier, and Kant on aesthetic perfection J. Colin McQuillan; 2. Mendelssohn, Kant, and the aims of art Paul Guyer; 3. Winckelmann's Greek ideal and Kant's critical philosophy Michael Baur; Part II. Historical Perspectives: 4. Eighteenth-century anthropological and ethnological studies of Ancient Greece: Winckelmann, Herder, Caylus, and Kant Elisabeth Décultot; 5. Conjectural truths: Kant and Schiller on educating humanity Lydia L. Moland; 6. Herder's theory of organic forces and its Kantian origins Nigel DeSouza; Part III. Political Perspectives: 7. Kant and Mendelssohn: enlightenment, history, and the authority of reason Kristi Sweet; 8. Johann Jakob Moser and Immanuel Kant on public law and the German religious constitution Ian Hunter; 9. A family quarrel: Fichte's deduction of right and recognition Gabriel Gottlieb; Part IV. Religious Perspectives: 10. Rational faith and the pantheism controversy: Kant's 'orientation essay' and the evolution of his moral argument Brian A. Chance and Lawrence Pasternack; 11. Reason and immortality - Herder versus Kant Marion Heinz; 12. Reason within the limits of religion alone: Hamann's onto-christology Daniel O. Dahlstrom.

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