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The Philosophy of the Young Kant: The Precritical Project

Martin Schönfeld

Abstract

The Philosophy of the Young Kant: The Precritical Project is a study of Kant’s early writings and their context. Although Kant’s career spanned more than half a century-from the first texts in 1746 to his final notes in 1801, only his late and “critical” writings, from 1781 to 1790, have received attention. Kant’s pre-critical writings, by contrast, remain largely unknown. The Philosophy of the Young Kant tries to fill this gap by tracing his early pursuits: part I deals with Kant’s starting point and original question, the nature of energy; part II explores his quest for an answe ... More

Keywords: Kant, Leibniz, Wolff, Newton, nature, ontology, cosmology, dynamics, metaphysics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780195132182
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2006 DOI:10.1093/0195132181.001.0001

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Martin Schönfeld, author
University of South Florida, Tampa
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