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  1. Kant, teleology, and evolution.Daniel Kolb - 1992 - Synthese 91 (1-2):9 - 28.
    This essay examines Kant's idea of organic teleology. The first two sections are devoted to Kant's analysis and justification of teleological conceptions in biology. Both the idea of teleology and Kant's anti-reductionism are derived from basic elements of his critical treatment of the human intellect. The third section discusses the limitations Kant places on accounts of origins in the life world. It is argued that the limitations Kant places on accounts of the origins of species do not follow from his (...)
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    Thought and intuition in Kant's critical system.Daniel C. Kolb - 1986 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 24 (2):223-241.
    Two lines of argument with which kant defends the distinction between thought and intuition are examined. It is argued that attempts to establish thought and intuition as separate faculties on the basis of the immediacy and singularity of intuitions and the mediacy and generality of concepts fail. Kant's second way of making out the distinction is a transcendental account of the possibility of an intellect like ours. He argues that it is a fundamental characteristic of the human intellect that it (...)
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    Matter and Mechanism In Kant’s Critical System.Daniel C. Kolb - 1988 - Idealistic Studies 18 (2):123-144.
    The essay examines kant's treatment of mechanisms and mechanical science in the major works of kant's critical period. it is argued that kant's conception of mechanism as a science must be understood through the distinctive elements the critical idea of nature developed in the "critique of pure reason" and the "critique of judgement". rather than appearing as a champion of the sufficiency of classical mechanics, kant emerges as one puzzled about the very intelligibility of the basic concepts of a mechanical (...)
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    Critique of Judgment. [REVIEW]Daniel C. Kolb - 1988 - Teaching Philosophy 11 (2):156-158.