David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Review of Metaphysics 63 (3):593-613 (2010)
The article approaches Salomon Maimon’s reinterpretation of the notions of the thing in itself and the given within the framework of criticism. For Maimon they do not refer to a transcendence that is directly unattainable by knowledge. In this attempt, he tries to explain the given on the basis of the action of constitutive understanding. With this, he triggers the passage from transcendental Kantian philosophy to the idealism of Fichte. Nonetheless, his position faces the subsequent problem of explaining how the constitution of the given from understanding (infinite) can become compatible with the criticism it takes on. On affirming that an uncognoscible item is the basis of knowledge, namely, infinite understanding, he set aside the explanation of knowledge in terms of what is revealed in it and in doing so would be resorting to external uncognoscible conditions
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Peter McLaughlin (1999). Review: Timmermann & Verlag (Ed), Kritik der Reinen Vernunft; Pluhar (Tr) & Patricia Kitcher (Introduction), Critique of Pure Reason; Guyer & Wood (Tr & Ed), Critique of Pure Reason. [REVIEW] Erkenntnis 51 (2/3):357-363.
Yitzhak Y. Melamed (2004). Salomon Maimon and the Rise of Spinozism in German Idealism. Journal of the History of Philosophy 42 (1):67-96.
Immanuel Kant (1982). Critique of Pure Reason: Concise Text in a New, Faithful, Terminologically Improved Translation Exhibiting the Structure of Kant's Argument in Thesis and Proof. Scientia.
Norman Kemp Smith (2003/1992). A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'. Palgrave Macmillan.
Immanuel Kant (2007/1991). Critique of Pure Reason. In Elizabeth Schmidt Radcliffe, Richard McCarty, Fritz Allhoff & Anand Vaidya (eds.), Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. Blackwell Pub. Ltd.. 449-451.
A. C. Ewing (1938/1987). A Short Commentary on Kant's Critique of Pure Reason. University of Chicago Press.
Immanuel Kant (2000). Critique of the Power of Judgment. Cambridge University Press.
Immanuel Kant (1983). Kant's Critique of Pure Reason: An Introductory Text. University College Cardiff Press.
Peter Thielke (2008). Apostate Rationalism and Maimon's Hume. Journal of the History of Philosophy 46 (4):pp. 591-618.
Immanuel Kant (1974). Preface to the First Edition of the Critique of Pure Reason ; Preface to the Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics ; Preface to the Second Edition of the Critique of Pure Reason. In Houston Peterson (ed.), Essays in Philosophy: From David Hume to George Santayana. Pocket Books.
Charlotte Katzoff (1981). Salomon Maimon's Critique of Kant's Theory of Consciousness. Zeitschrift für Philosophische Forschung 35 (2):185 - 195.
Immanuel Kant (1970). The Essential Kant. New York,New American Library.
Melissa McBay Merritt (2006). Science and the Synthetic Method of the Critique of Pure Reason. Review of Metaphysics 59 (3):517-539.
Added to index2011-01-09
Total downloads8 ( #241,511 of 1,696,514 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #142,346 of 1,696,514 )
How can I increase my downloads?