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  1. Does ‘Ought’ Imply ‘Can’? And Did Kant Think It Does?Robert Stern - 2004 - Utilitas 16 (1):42-61.
    The aim of this article is twofold. First, it is argued that while the principle of ‘ought implies can’ is certainly plausible in some form, it is tempting to misconstrue it, and that this has happened in the way it has been taken up in some of the current literature. Second, Kant's understanding of the principle is considered. Here it is argued that these problematic conceptions put the principle to work in a way that Kant does not, so that there (...)
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  2. Transcendental Arguments and Scepticism: Answering the Question of Justification.Robert Stern - 2000 - Oxford University Press.
    Robert Stern investigates how scepticism can be countered by using transcendental arguments concerning the necessary conditions for the possibility of experience, language, or thought. He shows that the most damaging sceptical questions concern neither the certainty of our beliefs nor the reliability of our belief-forming methods, but rather how we can justify our beliefs.
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    Understanding Moral Obligation: Kant, Hegel, Kierkegaard.Robert Stern - 2011 - Cambridge University Press.
    In many histories of modern ethics, Kant is supposed to have ushered in an anti-realist or constructivist turn by holding that unless we ourselves 'author' or lay down moral norms and values for ourselves, our autonomy as agents will be threatened. In this book, Robert Stern challenges the cogency of this 'argument from autonomy', and claims that Kant never subscribed to it. Rather, it is not value realism but the apparent obligatoriness of morality that really poses a challenge to our (...)
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    Hegelian Metaphysics.Robert Stern - 2009 - Oxford University Press.
    The volume concludes by examining a critique of Hegel's metaphysical position from the perspective of the "continental" tradition, and in particular Gilles ...
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  5. Transcendental Arguments: Problems and Prospects.Robert Stern (ed.) - 1999 - Oxford, England: Oxford University Press UK.
    Fourteen new essays by a distinguished team of authors offer a broad and stimulating re-examination of transcendental arguments. This is the philosophical method of arguing that what is doubted or denied by the opponent must be the case, as a condition for the possibility of experience, language, or thought.The line-up of contributors features leading figures in the field from both sides of the Atlantic; they discuss the nature of transcendental arguments, and consider their role and value. In particular, they consider (...)
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  6. Hegel, British Idealism, and the Curious Case of the Concrete Universal.Robert Stern - 2007 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 15 (1):115 – 153.
    [INTRODUCTION] Like the terms 'dialectic', 'Aufhebung' (or 'sublation'), and 'Geist', the term 'concrete universal' has a distinctively Hegelian ring to it. But unlike these others, it is particularly associated with the British strand in Hegel's reception history, as having been brought to prominence by some of the central British Idealists. It is therefore perhaps inevitable that, as their star has waned, so too has any use of the term, while an appreciation of the problematic that lay behind it has seemingly (...)
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    Hegel, Kant and the Structure of the Object.Robert Stern - 1990 - Routledge.
    Hegel's holistic metaphysics challenges much recent ontology with its atomistic and reductionist assumptions; Stern offers us an original reading of Hegel and contrasts him with his predecessor, Kant.
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  8. Transcendental Arguments: A Plea for Modesty.Robert Stern - 2007 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 74 (1):143-161.
    A modest transcendental argument is one that sets out merely to establish how things need to appear to us or how we need to believe them to be, rather than how things are. Stroud's claim to have established that all transcendental arguments must be modest in this way is criticised and rejected. However, a different case for why we should abandon ambitious transcendental arguments is presented: namely, that when it comes to establishing claims about how things are, there is no (...)
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    Kantian Ethics: Value, Agency, and Obligation.Robert Stern - 2015 - Oxford University Press UK.
    This volume presents a selection of Robert Stern's work on the theme of Kantian ethics. It begins by focusing on the relation between Kant's account of obligation and his view of autonomy, arguing that this leaves room for Kant to be a realist about value. Stern then considers where this places Kant in relation to the question of moral scepticism, and in relation to the principle of 'ought implies can', and examines this principle in its own right. The papers then (...)
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    Kant's Empirical Realism.Robert Stern - 2003 - Mind 112 (446):323-328.
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    ‘Determination is Negation’: The Adventures of a Doctrine From Spinoza to Hegel to the British Idealists.Robert Stern - 2016 - Hegel Bulletin 37 (1):29-52.
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    Introduction.Robert Stern - 2015 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 23 (4):601-610.
    This is an introduction to a special issue of the British Journal for the History of Philosophy, on the relation between idealism and pragmatism. It sets out the way in which the two traditions can be related, and then outlines the papers contained in the special issue.
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    Understanding Moral Obligation: A Précis.Robert Stern - 2012 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 55 (6):563-566.
    Inquiry, Volume 55, Issue 6, Page 563-566, December 2012.
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  14. Transcendental Arguments and Scepticism.Robert Stern - 2002 - Philosophical Quarterly 52 (206):119-123.
     
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    Is Hegelian Recognition Second‐Personal? Hegel Says “No”.Robert Stern - 2021 - Wiley: European Journal of Philosophy 29 (3):608-623.
    European Journal of Philosophy, Volume 29, Issue 3, Page 608-623, September 2021.
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  16. Hegel, Kant and the Structure of the Object.Robert Stern - 1990 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 54 (1):138-138.
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    Why Hegel Now – and in What Form?Robert Stern - 2016 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 78:187-210.
    This paper considers the prospects for the current revival of interest in Hegel, and the direction it might take. Looking back to Richard J. Bernstein's paper from 1977, on ‘Why Hegel Now?’, it contrasts his optimistic assessment of a rapprochement between Hegel and analytic philosophy with Sebastian Gardner's more pessimistic view, where Gardner argues that Hegel's idealist account of value makes any such rapprochement impossible. The paper explores Hegel's account of value further, arguing for a middle way between these extremes (...)
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    Metaphysical Dogmatism, Humean Scepticism, Kantian Criticism.Robert Stern - 2006 - Kantian Review 11:102-116.
    In this article, I want to argue that scepticism for Kant must be seen in ancient and not just modern terms, and that if we take this into account we will need to take a different view of Kant's response to Hume from the one that is standardly presented in the literature. This standard view has been put forward recently by Paul Guyer, and it is therefore his view that I want to look at in some detail, and to try (...)
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    Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Hegel and the Phenomenology of Spirit.Robert Stern - 2001 - Routledge.
    _The Phenomenology of Spirit_ is Hegel's most important and famous work. It is essential to understanding Hegel's philosophical system and why he remains a major figure in Western Philosophy. This _GuideBook_ introduces and assesses: * Hegel's life and the background to the _Phenomenology of Spirit_ * the ideas and the text of the _Phenomenology of Spirit_ * the continuing importance of Hegel's work to philosophy.
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  20. Hegel, Kant and the Structure of the Object.Robert Stern - 1990 - Philosophy 66 (255):129-131.
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    Kreines on the Problem of Metaphysics in Kant and Hegel.Robert Stern - 2018 - Hegel Bulletin 39 (1):106-120.
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    Hegel and the Phenomenology of Spirit.Robert Stern - 2004 - Mind 113 (450):394-397.
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  23. Freedom, Self-Legislation and Morality in Kant and Hegel: Constructivist Vs. Realist Accounts.Robert Stern - 2007 - In Espen Hammer (ed.), German Idealism: Contemporary Perspectives. Routledge. pp. 245--66.
     
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    Moral Scepticism and Agency: Kant and Korsgaard.Robert Stern - 2010 - Ratio 23 (4):453-474.
    One argument put forward by Christine Korsgaard in favour of her constructivist appeal to the nature of agency, is that it does better than moral realism in answering moral scepticism. However, realists have replied by pressing on her the worry raised by H. A. Prichard, that any attempt to answer the moral sceptic only succeeds in basing moral actions in non-moral ends, and so is self-defeating. I spell out these issues in more detail, and suggest that both sides can learn (...)
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    Constructivism and the Argument From Autonomy.Robert Stern - 2012 - In Jimmy Lenman & Yonatan Shemmer (eds.), Constructivism in Practical Philosophy. Oxford University Press. pp. 119.
    My aim in this paper is to consider a particular line of criticism that has been used by constructivists to argue against moral realism, which is to claim that if moral realism were true, this would then threaten or undermine our autonomy as agents. I call this the argument from autonomy. I argue that the best way to understand the argument from autonomy is to relate it to the issue of obligatoriness; but that there are a variety of strategies to (...)
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    Perceived Coach Support and Concussion Symptom‐Reporting: Differences Between Freshmen and Non‐Freshmen College Football Players.Christine M. Baugh, Emily Kroshus, Daniel H. Daneshvar & Robert A. Stern - 2014 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 42 (3):314-322.
    This paper examines college athletes’ perceived support for concussion reporting from coaches and teammates and its variation by year-in-school, finding significant differences in perceived coach support. It also examines the effects of perceived coach support on concussion reporting behaviors, finding that greater perceived coach support is associated with fewer undiagnosed concussions and returning to play while symptomatic less frequently in the two weeks preceding the survey. Coaches play a critical role in athlete concussion reporting.
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    Perceived Coach Support and Concussion Symptom-Reporting: Differences Between Freshmen and Non-Freshmen College Football Players.Christine M. Baugh, Emily Kroshus, Daniel H. Daneshvar & Robert A. Stern - 2014 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 42 (3):314-322.
    Concussion is a form of traumatic brain injury that has been defined as a “trauma-induced alteration in mental status that may or may not involve loss of consciousness.” Terms such as getting a “ding” or getting your “bell rung” are sometimes used as colloquialisms for concussion, but inappropriately downplay the seriousness of the injury. It is estimated that between 1.6 and 3.8 million concussions occur annually in the United States as a result of participation in sports or recreational activities. To (...)
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  28. Going Beyond the Kantian Philosophy: On McDowell's Hegelian Critique of Kant.Robert Stern - 1999 - European Journal of Philosophy 7 (2):247–269.
    The Kant-Hegel relation has a continuing fascination for commentators on Hegel, and understandably so: for, taking this route into the Hegelian jungle can promise many advantages. First, it can set Hegel’s thought against a background with which we are fairly familiar, and in a way that makes its relevance clearly apparent; second, it can help us locate Hegel in the broader philosophical tradition, making us see that the traditional ‘analytic’ jump from Kant to Frege leaves out a crucial period in (...)
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  29. Introduction.Robert Stern - 2003 - In Transcendental Arguments: Problems and Prospects. Clarendon Press.
     
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    Pragmatism, Kant, and Transcendental Philosophy.Gabriele Gava & Robert Stern (eds.) - 2015 - Routledge.
    Philosophers working within the pragmatist tradition have pictured their relation to Kant and Kantianism in very diverse terms: some have presented their work as an appropriation and development of Kantian ideas, some have argued that pragmatism is an approach in complete opposition to Kant. This collection investigates the relationship between pragmatism, Kant, and current Kantian approaches to transcendental arguments in a detailed and original way. Chapters highlight pragmatist aspects of Kant’s thought and trace the influence of Kant on the work (...)
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    An Hegelian in Strange Costume? On Peirce’s Relation to Hegel II.Robert Stern - 2013 - Philosophy Compass 8 (1):63-72.
    In this paper, which is the second in a series, I continue to consider the relation between the American pragmatist Charles Sanders Peirce and the German idealist G. W. F. Hegel. This article focuses on their views of epistemology and inquiry, and their accounts of the relation between language and thought. As with the earlier paper, it is argued that fruitful similarities between their positions on these issues can be found.
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    Peirce, Hegel, and the Category of Secondness.Robert Stern - 2007 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 50 (2):123 – 155.
    This paper focuses on one of C. S. Peirce's criticisms of G. W. F. Hegel: namely, that Hegel neglected to give sufficient weight to what Peirce calls "Secondness", in a way that put his philosophical system out of touch with reality. The nature of this criticism is explored, together with its relevant philosophical background. It is argued that while the issues Peirce raises go deep, in some respects Hegel's position is closer to his own than he may have realised, whilst (...)
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    Indirect Communication, Authority, and Proclamation as a Normative Power.Christopher Bennett, Paul Faulkner & Robert Stern - 2019 - Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 40 (1):147-179.
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    Explaining Synthetic A Priori Knowledge: The Achilles Heel of Transcendental Idealism?Robert Stern - forthcoming - Kantian Review:1-20.
    This article considers an apparent Achilles heel for Kant’s transcendental idealism, concerning his account of how synthetic a priori knowledge is possible. The problem is that while Kant’s distinctive attempt to explain synthetic a priori knowledge lies at the heart of his transcendental idealism, this explanation appears to face a dilemma: either the explanation generates a problematic regress, or the explanation it offers gives us no reason to favour transcendental idealism over transcendental realism. In the article, I consider G. E. (...)
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    In the Spirit of Hegel?Robert Stern - 2022 - Wiley: Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 103 (3).
    Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Volume 103, Issue 3, Page 734-740, November 2021.
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  36. Did Hegel Hold an Identity Theory of Truth?Robert Stern - 1993 - Mind 102 (408):645-647.
    The aim of this paper is to criticize Thomas Baldwin's claim, that in developing an identity theory of truth, F H Bradley was following Hegel. It is argued that Baldwin has incorrectly understood certain passages from Hegel which he cites in defense of this view, and that Hegel's conception of truth was primarily material, not propositional.
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    The Autonomy of Morality and the Morality of Autonomy.Robert Stern - 2009 - Journal of Moral Philosophy 6 (3):395-415.
    This review article is a discussion of Charles Larmore's book The Autonomy of Morality. After presenting an outline of Larmore's position, it focuses on three critical issues: whether Larmore is right to see Kant as an anti-realist; whether he deals adequately with the threat to autonomy posed by the apparent obligatoriness of morality; and whether he establishes that the constructivist idea of practical reason as self-legislating must really be as unconstrained and empty as he suggests.
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    The Value of Humanity: Reflections on Korsgaard's Transcendental Argument.Robert Stern - 2011 - In Joel Smith & Peter Sullivan (eds.), Transcendental Philosophy and Naturalism. Oxford University Press. pp. 74.
    This article considers Christine Korsgaard's argument for the value of humanity, and the role that her transcendental argument plays in this, to the effect that an agent must value her own humanity. Two forms of that argument are considered, and the second is defended. The analysis of her position is also put in the context of debates about transcendental arguments more generally.
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  39. Kant's Response to Skepticism.Robert Stern - 2008 - In John Greco (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Skepticism. Oxford University Press. pp. 265.
    Within much contemporary epistemology, Kant’s response to skepticism has come to be epitomized by an appeal to transcendental arguments. This form of argument is said to provide a distinctively Kantian way of dealing with the skeptic, by showing that what the skeptic questions is in fact a condition for her being able to raise that question in the first place, if she is to have language, thoughts, or experiences at all. In this way, it is hoped, the game played by (...)
     
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    Between Kant and Hegel: Lectures on German Idealism.Robert Stern - 2005 - Mind 114 (453):165-169.
  41. Macintyre and Historicism.Robert Stern - 1994 - In John Horton & Susan Mendus (eds.), After Macintyre: Critical Perspectives on the Work of Alasdair Macintyre. University of Notre Dame Press.
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    British Hegelianism: A Non‐Metaphysical View?Robert Stern - 1994 - European Journal of Philosophy 2 (3):293-321.
    This article puts forward a revisionary reading of Hegel's reception in Britain at the turn of the nineteenth century, in suggesting that the stance of the British Hegelians is very close to the sort of non-metaphysical or category theory interpretations that have been in vogue amongst contemporary commentators. It is shown that the British Hegelians arrived at this position as a way of responding to the hostile existentialist reaction to Hegel begun by Schelling in the 1840s, which led them to (...)
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    Transcendental Arguments in Moral Theory.Jens Peter Brune, Robert Stern & Micha H. Werner (eds.) - 2017 - De Gruyter.
    Since Barry Stroud's classic paper in 1968, the general discussion on transcendental arguments tends to focus on examples from theoretical philosophy. It also tends to be pessimistic, or at least extremely reluctant, about the potential of this kind of arguments. Nevertheless, transcendental reasoning continues to play a prominent role in some recent approaches to moral philosophy. Moreover, some authors argue that transcendental arguments may be more promising in moral philosophy than they are in theoretical contexts. Against this background, the current (...)
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  44. „On Strawson's Naturalistic Turn “.Robert Stern - 2003 - In Hans-Johann Glock (ed.), Strawson and Kant. Oxford University Press. pp. 219--234.
     
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    Hegel's Doppelsatz: A Neutral Reading.Robert Stern - 2006 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 44 (2):235-266.
    : This paper offers a distinctive interpretation of Hegel's Doppelsatz from the Preface to the Philosophy of Right: 'What is rational is actual; and what is actual is rational'. This has usually been interpreted either conservatively (as claiming that everything that is, is right or good) or progressively (that if the world were actual, it would be right or good, but that there is a distinction that can be drawn between existence and actuality). My aim in this paper is to (...)
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    An Hegelian in Strange Costume? On Peirce’s Relation to Hegel I.Robert Stern - 2013 - Philosophy Compass 8 (1):53-62.
    This paper considers the relation between the American pragmatist Charles Sanders Peirce and the German idealist G. W. F. Hegel . While Peirce engaged with Hegel’s thought quite extensively, his often critical comments on the latter have made it hard to see any genuine common ground between the two; recent ways of reading Hegel, however, suggest how this might be possible, where the connections between their respective metaphysical positions and views of the categories are explored here. Issues relating to their (...)
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  47. Is Hegel's Master–Slave Dialectic a Refutation of Solipsism?Robert Stern - 2012 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 20 (2):333-361.
    This paper considers whether Hegel's master/slave dialectic in the Phenomenology of Spirit should be considered as a refutation of solipsism. It focuses on a recent and detailed attempt to argue for this sort of reading that has been proposed by Frederick Beiser ? but it argues that this reading is unconvincing, both in the historical motivations given for it in the work of Jacobi and Fichte, and as an interpretation of the text itself. An alternative reading of the dialectic is (...)
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    Going Beyond the Kantian Philosophy: On McDowell's Hegelian Critique of Kant.Robert Stern - 1999 - European Journal of Philosophy 7 (2):247-269.
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    In the Spirit of Hegel?Robert Stern - 2021 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 103 (3):734-740.
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    Unity and Difference in Hegel's Political Philosophy.Robert Stern - 1989 - Ratio 2 (1):75-88.
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