Kant and the Historical Turn: Philosophy As Critical Interpretation

Kant and the Historical Turn: Philosophy As Critical Interpretation

by Karl Ameriks


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ISBN-13: 9780199205349
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/23/2006
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Karl Ameriks received his B.A. from Yale in 1969 and his Ph.D. from Yale in 1973. Since then he has taught at the University of Notre Dame, where he is McMahon-Hank Professor of Philosophy. In addition to three books on Kant, he has co-translated works by Kant and Husserl, and edited volumes concerning German philosophy and its contemporary interpretation.

Table of Contents

Introduction: On the Very Notion of a Historical Turn in Philosophy     1
Kant and After
Text and Context: Hermeneutical Prolegomena to Interpreting a Kant Text     33
Kantian Apperception and the Non-Cartesian Subject     51
Idealism from Kant to Berkeley     67
Kant, Hume, and the Problem of Moral Motivation     89
A Common-Sense Kant?     108
The Critique of Metaphysics: The Structure and Fate of Kant's Dialectic     134
Reinhold and After
Reinhold's First Letters on Kant     163
Reinhold on Systematicity, Popularity, and the Historical Turn     185
Hegel and After
Hegel's Aesthetics: New Perspectives on its Response to Kant and Romanticism     209
The Legacy of Idealism in the Philosophy of Feuerbach, Marx, and Kierkegaard     231
Contemporary Interpretations
On Beiser's German Idealism     257
The Key Role of Selbstgefuhl in Philosophy's Aesthetic and Historical Turns     269
Historical Constellations and Copernican Contexts     289
Bibliography of Works Cited     307
Index     329

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