Kant: Studies on Mathematics in the Critical Philosophy

Kant: Studies on Mathematics in the Critical Philosophy

by Emily Carson, Lisa Shabel

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ISBN-13: 9781317407898
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/22/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 280
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Emily Carson is Associate Professor of Philosophy at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. She works in early modern philosophy, with a focus on Kant and the philosophy of mathematics, and is a member of the Editorial Board of the Canadian Journal of Philosophy.

Lisa Shabel is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Ohio State University, Columbus, USA. Her primary interests are in the history and philosophy of mathematics and Kant’s Critical philosophy.

Table of Contents

Introduction Emily Carson and Lisa Shabel

1. Spatial representation, magnitude and the two stems of cognition Thomas Land

2. Infinity and givenness: Kant on the intuitive origin of spatial representation Daniel Smyth

3. Kant on the Acquisition of Geometrical Concepts John J. Callanan

4. Kant (vs. Leibniz, Wolff and Lambert) on real definitions in geometry Jeremy Heis

5. Definitions of Kant’s categories Tyke Nunez

6. Arbitrary combination and the use of signs in mathematics: Kant’s 1763 Prize Essay and its Wolffian background Katherine Dunlop

7. Kant on the construction and composition of motion in the Phoronomy Daniel Sutherland

8. Kant on comic sections Alison Laywine

9. ‘With a Philosophical Eye’: the role of mathematical beauty in Kant’s intellectual development Courtney David Fugate

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