The Genesis of Neo-Kantianism, 1796-1880 by Frederick C. BeiserThe Genesis of Neo-Kantianism, 1796-1880 by Frederick C. Beiser

The Genesis of Neo-Kantianism, 1796-1880

byFrederick C. Beiser

Hardcover | May 1, 2017

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Frederick C. Beiser tells the story of the emergence of neo-Kantianism from the late 1790s until the 1880s. He focuses on neo-Kantianism before official or familiar neo-Kantianism, i.e., before the formation of the various schools of neo-Kantianism in the 1880s and 1890s (which included theMarburg school, the Southwestern school, and the Gottingen school). Beiser argues that the source of neo-Kantianism lies in three crucial but neglected figures: Jakob Friedrich Fries,
Frederick C. Beiser was born and raised in the US, and studied in the UK at Oriel and Wolfson Colleges, Oxford. He also studied in Germany and lived in Berlin for many years, receiving stipends from the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung and the Humboldt Stiftung. He has taught in universities across the US, and is currently Professor of Philosoph...
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Title:The Genesis of Neo-Kantianism, 1796-1880Format:HardcoverDimensions:624 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0 inPublished:May 1, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

General Introduction: Defining and Re-Examining Neo-KantianismPart IIntroduction: The Lost Tradition1. Jakob Friedrich Fries and the Birth of Psychologism2. Johann Friedrich Herbart, Neo-Kantian Metaphysician3. Friedrich Eduard Beneke, Neo-Kantian Martyr4. The Interim YearsPart IIIntroduction: The Coming of Age5. Kuno Fischer, Hegelian Neo-Kantian6. Eduard Zeller, Neo-Kantian Classicist7. Rehabilitating Otto Liebmann8. Jurgen Bona Meyer, Neo-Kantian Skeptic9. Friedrich Albert Lange, Poet and Materialist Manque10. The Battle against Pessimism11. Encounter with DarwinismPart IIIIntroduction: The New Establishment12. The Young Hermann Cohen13. Wilhelm Windelband and Normativity14. The Realism of Alois RiehlBibliography I: Primary SourcesBibliography II: Secondary Sources

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"Frederick Beiser's book is a valuable contribution to the revival of neo-Kantian studies characterizing the past few years: a trend that is blowing the dust off this important, yet hitherto neglected chapter of the history of philosophy. The quality of Beiser's writing is excellentthroughout, showing mastery of an impressive range of sources and treating with equal competence a variety of topics in epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, and philosophy of religion." --Andrea Staiti, Journal of the History of Philosophy