Neo-kantianism In Contemporary Philosophy

Paperback | November 20, 2009

EditorRudolf A. Makkreel, Sebastian Luft

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This comprehensive treatment of Neo-Kantianism discusses the main topics and key figures of the movement and their intersection with other 20th-century philosophers. With the advent of phenomenology, existentialism, and the Frankfurt School, Neo-Kantianism was deemed too narrowly academic and science-oriented to compete with new directions in philosophy. These essays bring Neo-Kantianism back into contemporary philosophical discourse. They expand current views of the Neo-Kantians and reassess the movement and the philosophical traditions emerging from it. This groundbreaking volume provides new and important insights into the history of philosophy, the scope of transcendental thought, and Neo-Kantian influence on the sciences and intellectual culture.

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This comprehensive treatment of Neo-Kantianism discusses the main topics and key figures of the movement and their intersection with other 20th-century philosophers. With the advent of phenomenology, existentialism, and the Frankfurt School, Neo-Kantianism was deemed too narrowly academic and science-oriented to compete with new direct...

Rudolf A. Makkreel is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Philosophy at Emory University. He is author of Dilthey, Philosopher of the Human Studies and Imagination and Interpretation in Kant.Sebastian Luft is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Marquette University and author of "Phänomenologie der Phänomenologie."

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.8 inPublished:November 20, 2009Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction / Rudolf A. Makkreel and Sebastian Luft

Part 1. Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, and Neo-Kantianism
1. Neo-Kantianism and Phenomenology: The Problem of Intuition / Helmut Holzhey
2. The Hermeneutics of Perception in Cassirer, Heidegger, and Husserl / Rudolf Bernet
3. Reconstruction and Reduction: Natorp and Husserl on Method and the Question of Subjectivity / Sebastian Luft
4. The Neo-Kantian Heritage in Gadamer / Jean Grondin

Part 2. The Nature of Transcendental Philosophy
5. Interpreting Kant Correctly: On the Kant of the Neo-Kantians / Manfred Kühn
6. The Highest Principle and the Principle of Origin in Hermann Cohen's Theoretical Philosophy / Jürgen Stolzenberg
7. Transcendental Logic and Minimal Empiricism: Lask and McDowell on the Unboundedness of the Conceptual / Steven G. Crowell

Part 3. The Neo-Kantians and the Sciences
8. Ernst Cassirer and Thomas Kuhn: The Neo-Kantian Tradition in the History and Philosophy of Science / Michael Friedman
9. To Reach for Metaphysics: <_e2c_acu>mile Boutroux's Philosophy of Science / Fabien Capeillères

Part 4. History, Culture, and Value
10. Wilhelm Dilthey and the Neo-Kantians: On the Conceptual Distinctions between Geisteswissenschaften and Kulturwissenschaften / Rudolf A. Makkreel
11. The Multiplicity of Virtues and the Problem of Unity in Hermann Cohen's Ethics and Philosophy of Religion / Reiner Wiehl
12. Is Cassirer a Neo-Kantian Methodologically Speaking? / Massimo Ferrari

List of Contributors
Index

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"Both 'analytic' and 'continental' philosophy have turned to Neo-Kantianism as crucial to understanding their origins and critical to their own self-evaluations." -Stephen H. Watson, University of Notre Dame