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    Thinking the in-itself and its relation to appearances

    Onof, Chris (2011) Thinking the in-itself and its relation to appearances. In: Schulting, D. and Verburgt, J. (eds.) Kant's idealism: new interpretations of a controversial doctrine. The New Synthese Historical Library 66. Berlin, Germany: Springer. ISBN 9789048197194.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: This key collection of essays sheds new light on long-debated controversies surrounding Kant’s doctrine of idealism and is the first book in the English language that is exclusively dedicated to the subject. Well-known Kantians Karl Ameriks and Manfred Baum present their considered views on this most topical aspect of Kant's thought. Several essays by acclaimed Kant scholars broach a vastly neglected problem in discussions of Kant's idealism, namely the relation between his conception of logic and idealism: The standard view that Kant's logic and idealism are wholly separable comes under scrutiny in these essays. A further set of articles addresses multiple facets of the notorious notion of the thing in itself, which continues to hold the attention of Kant scholars. The volume also contains an extensive discussion of the often overlooked chapter in the Critique of Pure Reason on the Transcendental Ideal. Together, the essays provide a whole new outlook on Kantian idealism. No one with a serious interest in Kant's idealism can afford to ignore this important book.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): idealism, Kant, logic, thing-in-itself
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Philosophy
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2014 17:39
    Last Modified: 02 Dec 2014 17:39
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/11223

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