The explanatory structure of the transcendental deduction and a cognitive interpretation of the first critique

Canadian Journal of Philosophy 40 (2):285-314 (2010)
Abstract
Consider two competing interpretations of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason: the epistemic and cognitive interpretations. The epistemic interpretation presents the first Critique as a work of epistemology, but what is more, it sees Kant as an early proponent of anti-psychologism—the view that descriptions of how the mind works are irrelevant for epistemology.2 Even if Kant does not always manage to purge certain psychological-sounding idioms from his writing, the epistemic interpretation has it, he is perfectly clear that he means his evaluation of knowledge to be carried out independently of psychology.3 In contrast, the cognitive interpretation presents the first Critique as a description of the operation of human ..
Keywords Contemporary Philosophy  General Interest
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DOI 10.1353/cjp.2010.0007
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