Neo-Kantianism in Contemporary Philosophy

Neo-Kantianism in Contemporary Philosophy

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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.show more

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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 154.94 x 233.68 x 22.86mm | 476.27g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253221447
  • 9780253221445
  • 917,618

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Neo-Kantianism in Contemporary Philosophy makes a significant contribution to this growing literature, and even accomplishes the more ambitious task of showing how Neo-Kantian thought can contribute to current debates. XXX (2010), no. 4 * Philosophy in Review * The extraordinary range of philosophers covered here is striking, from the physicist-cum-philosopher Hermann von Helmholtz to the axiologist and historian of philosophy Wilhelm Windelband. * European Journal of Philosophy *show more

About Sebastian Luft

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 "Phanomenologie der Phanomenologie."show more

Table of contents

AcknowledgmentsIntroduction / Rudolf A. Makkreel and Sebastian LuftPart 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 GrondinPart 2. The Nature of Transcendental Philosophy 5. Interpreting Kant Correctly: On the Kant of the Neo-Kantians / Manfred Kuhn 6. The Highest Principle and the Principle of Origin in Hermann Cohen's Theoretical Philosophy / Jurgen Stolzenberg 7. Transcendental Logic and Minimal Empiricism: Lask and McDowell on the Unboundedness of the Conceptual / Steven G. CrowellPart 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: mile Boutroux's Philosophy of Science / Fabien CapeilleresPart 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 FerrariList of ContributorsIndexshow more