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The metaphysics of transcendental subjectivity Descartes, Kant, and W. Sellars

Joseph Claude. Evans


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  • Title:
    The metaphysics of transcendental subjectivity Descartes, Kant, and W. Sellars
  • Author: Joseph Claude. Evans
  • Description: THE METAPHYSICS OF TRANSCENDENTAL SUBJECTIVITY DESCARTES, KANT AND W. SELLARS; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Table of contents; Preface; Introduction; Chapter I Notes on the History of the Linguistic Model; A. Plato; B. Aristotle; C. Augustine and Aquinas; D. William of Ockham; E. Suarez; F. Conclusion; Chapter II Descartes; A. Cogitatio and self-awareness; B. Excursus: The paradox of self-consciousness; C. Self-awareness and the cogito, ergo sum; D. Excursus: The Cartesian circle; E. Cogitatio and idea; F. Ideas objective and the linguistic model
    G. Thought and the causal orderH. Conclusion; Chapter III Leibniz; A. Leibniz' concept of representation and the metaphysics of the monad; B. Sentiment and apperception: an ambiguity; C. Two forms of apperception; D. Pure apperception and the concept of the monad; E. Conclusion; Chapter IV Kant; A. Two senses of Anschauung; 1. Intuition1 and Intuition2; 2. Discriminative and conceptual apprehension; 3. Objections and alternatives; 4. The role of intuition1 in the argument of the Critique; B. From formal to transcendental logic; 1. Formal ontology
    2. Transcendental logic and the interplay between sensibility and understanding3. Judgment and intuition; 4. The Metaphysical Deduction; C. The Transcendental Deduction; 1. 15; 2. 16; 3. Excursus: The passivity of spontaneity in intuition2; D. The Kantian metaphysics of the thinking subject; E. Summary and transition; Chapter V Sellars; 1. The phenomenology of semantic discourse; 2. Transcendental pragmatics?; 3. The intentionalist thesis; 4. Linguistic rules; 5. The Ryleian Myth; a. The Ryleian Myth: Stage 1; b. The Ryleian Myth: Stage 2; c. The Ryleian Myth: Stage 3
    6. Conclusion: The Ryleian Myth and the metaphysics of the subjectAppendix Notes on Phenomenological Theories of Judgment and Science; 1. The phenomenological theory of predicative compossibility; 2. Transcendental logic and science; Notes; Introduction; Chapter I: Notes on the History of the Linguistic model; Chapter II: Descartes; Chapter III: Leibniz; Chapter IV: Kant; Chapter V: Sellars; Appendix; Bibliography; Index; The series Bochumer Studien zur Philosophie
    The general topic of this book is the metaphysics of the subject in Kantian transcendental philosophy. A critical appreciation of Kant's achievements requires that we be able to view Kant's positions as transformations of pre-Kantian philosophy, and that we understand the ways in which contemporary philosophy changes the letter of Kantian thought in order to be true to its spirit in a new philosophical horizon. Descartes is important in two respects. One the one hand, he institutes a philosophical movement which can be said to culminate in Kant; on the other hand, Descartes is one of the major
  • Publication Date: 1984
  • Publisher: Amsterdam : B.R. Grüner
  • Format: 1 online resource (152 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-283-05139-7;ISBN 9786613051394;ISBN 90-272-8641-8
  • Subjects: Descartes, René, 1596-1650; Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804; Sellars, Wilfrid; Philosophy, Modern; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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