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Kant and the Transcendental Object: A Hermeneutic Study

J. N. Findlay

Abstract

This book is an attempt to conduct a comprehensive examination of Kant's metaphysic of Transcendental Idealism, which is everywhere presupposed by his critical theory of knowledge, his theory of the moral and the aesthetic judgement, and his rational approach to religion. It will attempt to show that this metaphysic is profoundly coherent, despite frequent inconsistencies of expression, and that it throws an indispensable light on his critical enquiries. Kant conceives of knowledge in especially narrow terms, and there is nothing absurd in the view that thinkables must, in his sense, extend fa ... More

Keywords: Kant, Transcendental Idealism, theory of knowledge, judgement, religion, metaphysic

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1981 Print ISBN-13: 9780198246381
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246381.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. N. Findlay, author