The Normativity of Nature: Essays on Kant's Critique of Judgement

The Normativity of Nature: Essays on Kant's Critique of Judgement

by Hannah Ginsborg

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ISBN-13: 9780199547982
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/27/2015
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Hannah Ginsborg is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. She received a B.A. in Philosophy and Modern Languages from the University of Oxford, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Harvard University. Her publications include articles on Kant's theory of knowledge, aesthetics, and philosophy of biology, as well as on contemporary issues such as rule-following, the normativity of meaning, the content of perception, and the relation between perception and belief.

Table of Contents

Introduction
I. Aesthetics
1. Kant on the Subjectivity of Taste
2. On the Key to Kant's Critique of Taste
3. Lawfulness without a Law: Kant on the Free Play of Imagination and Understanding
4. Aesthetic Judging and the Intentionality of Pleasure
5. The Pleasure of Judgment: Kant and the Possibility of Taste
II. Cognition
6. Reflective Judgment and Taste
7. Thinking the Particular as Contained under the Universal
8. Aesthetic Judgment and Perceptual Normativity
9. The Appearance of Spontaneity: Kant on Judgment and Empirical Self-Knowledge
III. Teleology
10. Kant on Aesthetic and Biological Purposiveness
11. Kant on Understanding Organisms as Natural Purposes
12. Two Kinds of Mechanical Inexplicability in Kant and Aristotle
13. Kant's Biological Teleology and its Philosophical Significance
14. Oughts without Intentions: A Kantian Approach to Biological Functions
Bibliography
Index

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