David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophers' Imprint 15 (18) (2015)
There is substantial textual evidence that Kant held the doctrine of double affection: subjects are causally affected both by things in themselves and by appearances. However, Kant commentators have been loath to attribute this view to him, for the doctrine of double affection is widely thought to face insuperable problems. I begin by explaining what I take to be the most serious problem faced by the doctrine of double affection: appearances cannot cause the very experience in virtue of which they have their empirical properties. My solution consists in distinguishing the sense of ‘experience’ in which empirical objects cause experience from the sense of ‘experience’ in which experience determines empirical objects. I call the latter “universal experience”. I develop my conception of universal experience, and then I explain how it solves the problem of double affection. I conclude by addressing several objections
|Keywords||Kant Double Affection Sensation|
|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
Jonas Jervell Indregard (forthcoming). Kant's Causal Power Argument Against Empirical Affection. Kantian Review.
Similar books and articles
Nicholas Stang (2013). Adickes on Double Affection. In Margit Ruffing, Claudio La Rocca, Alfredo Ferrarin & Stefano Bacin (eds.), Kant Und Die Philosophie in Weltbürgerlicher Absicht: Akten des Xi. Kant-Kongresses 2010. De Gruyter 787-798.
Nicholas Stang (2013). Freedom, Knowledge and Affection: Reply to Hogan. Kantian Review 18 (1):99-106.
Claudia Jáuregui (2006). Auto-Affection and Synthesis of Reproduction. Kant-Studien 97 (3):369-381.
Desmond Hogan (2009). Noumenal Affection. Philosophical Review 118 (4):501-532.
Qingping Liu (2004). Is Mencius' Doctrine of 'Extending Affection' Tenable? Asian Philosophy 14 (1):79 – 90.
Hirotaka Nakano (2011). Selbstaffektion in der transzendentalen deduktion. Kant-Studien 102 (2):213-231.
James Wetzel (1995). Time After Augustine. Religious Studies 31 (3):341 - 357.
Yasuhiko Murakami (2010). Affection and Cogitatio. Psychopathology and Husserl's Theory of Meaning. Studia Phaenomenologica 10:193-204.
John Hartmann, The Aporia of Affection in Husserl's Analyses Concerning Passive and Active Synthesis.
Leonard Lawlor (2009). Auto-Affection and Becoming (Part I). Environmental Philosophy 6 (1):1-19.
Bryan Hall (2010). Appearances and the Problem of Affection in Kant. Kantian Review 14 (2):38-66.
Anthony J. Steinbock (2004). Affection and Attention: On the Phenomenology of Becoming Aware. [REVIEW] Continental Philosophy Review 37 (1):21-43.
Kenneth R. Westphal (1997). Noumenal Causality Reconsidered: Affection, Agency, and Meaning in Kant. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 27 (2):209 - 245.
Alison Hills (2007). Intentions, Foreseen Consequences and the Doctrine of Double Effect. Philosophical Studies 133 (2):257 - 283.
Donald B. Marquis (1991). Four Versions of Double Effect. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 16 (5):515-544.
Added to index2012-07-19
Total downloads743 ( #785 of 1,906,923 )
Recent downloads (6 months)187 ( #588 of 1,906,923 )
How can I increase my downloads?