Is the feeling of unity that Kant identifies in his third critique a type of inexpressible knowledge?
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophy 82 (3):475-485 (2007)
Kant, in his third Critique, confronts the issue of how rule-governed objective judgement is possible. He argues that it requires a particular kind of aesthetic response to one's experience. I dub this response 'the Feeling of Unity', and I raise the question whether it is a type of inexpressible knowledge. Using David Bell's account of these matters as a touchstone, I argue that it is
|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
Jeff Malpas (1999). Constituting the Mind: Kant, Davidson, and the Unity of Consciousness. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 7 (1):1-30.
Robert R. Williams (2006). Hegel's Critique of Kant. The Owl of Minerva 38 (1/2):9-34.
Susan Neiman (1994). The Unity of Reason: Rereading Kant. Oxford University Press.
Lara Ostaric (2009). Kant's Account of Nature's Systematicity and the Unity of Theoretical and Practical Reason. Inquiry 52 (2):155 – 178.
Pauline Kleingeld (1998). Kant on the Unity of Theoretical and Practical Reason. Review of Metaphysics 52 (2):500-528.
Melissa Zinkin (2006). Respect for the Law and the Use of Dynamical Terms in Kant's Theory of Moral Motivation. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 88 (1):31-53.
Owen Ware (2010). Kant, Skepticism, and Moral Sensibility. Dissertation, University of Toronto
Immanuel Kant (1960). Observations on the Feeling of the Beautiful and Sublime. Berkeley, University of California Press.
Benj Hellie (2004). Inexpressible Truths and the Allure of the Knowledge Argument. In Yujin Nagasawa, Peter Ludlow & Daniel Stoljar (eds.), There's Something About Mary. The Mit Press. 333.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads22 ( #87,186 of 1,413,333 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #51,540 of 1,413,333 )
How can I increase my downloads?