Contemporary Kantian Metaphysics: New Essays on Space and Time

Contemporary Kantian Metaphysics: New Essays on Space and Time


Edited by Roxana Baiasu, Edited by Graham Bird, Edited by Adrian W. Moore


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  • Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
  • Format: Hardback | 314 pages
  • Dimensions: 142mm x 218mm x 24mm | 481g
  • Publication date: 15 March 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Basingstoke
  • ISBN 10: 0230284760
  • ISBN 13: 9780230284760
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations

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Responding to growing interest in the Kantian tradition and in issues concerning space and time, this volume offers an insightful and original contribution to the literature by bringing together analytical and phenomenological approaches in a productive exchange on topical issues such as action, perception, the body, and cognition and its limits.

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Author information

ROXANA BAIASUworks in the area of post-Kantian philosophy (Wittgenstein, Heidegger and Merleau-Ponty), epistemology (objectivity, points of view and embodiment) and philosophy of religion. She has published on these topics, including articles in Research in Phenomenology, European Journal of Philosophy and International Journal of Philosophical Studies. She is the founder of the Forum for European Philosophy in Oxford, UK, where she teaches. GRAHAM BIRD Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Manchester, UK,and Honorary Professor of the University of Wales.He founded the UK Kant Society in 1996 and has worked as a co-editor of the journal Kantian Review since it began. His books include Kant's Theory of Knowledge, William James, and The Revolutionary Kant. He is the editor of A Companion to Kant (2006). ADRIAN W.MOOREProfessor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford, UK. His publications include The Infinite; Points of View; Noble in Reason, Infinite in Faculty: Themes and Variations in Kant's Moral and Religious Philosophy and The Evolution of Modern Metaphysics: Making Sense of Things. He has also edited the following anthologies: Meaning and Reference; Infinity; and Bernard Williams' posthumously published Philosophy as a Humanistic Discipline.

Table of contents

Acknowledgements Notes on the Contributors Introduction PART I: PERCEPTION Kant on Receptivity and Representation; P.Abela Perceiving Distinct Particulars; L.Allais Is Spatial Awareness Required for Object Perception?; J.Campbell The Normative in Perception; S.Crowell PART II: SCIENCES Is There Any Value in Kant's Account of Mathematics?; G.Bird Kant Speaks to Stephen Hawking; L.Stevenson Reading Kant Topographically: From Critical Philosophy to Empirical Geography; J.Malpas & G.Zoller PART III: LIMITS OF EXPERIENCE Kant's Metaphors of Spatial Location: Understanding Post-Kantian Space; P.S.Anderson Bird on Kant's Mathematical Antinomies; A.W.Moore Space and the Limits of Objectivity: Could There Be a Disembodied Thinking of Reality?; R.Baiasu PART IV: TIME Heidegger on Time; M.Inwood Heidegger's Interpretation of the Kantian Notion of Time; F.Dastur Time, Space and Body in Bergson, Heidegger and Husserl; D.Zahavi & S.Overgaard Index