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Kant and the Historical Turn: Philosophy as Critical Interpretation

Karl Ameriks


Immanuel Kant's work changed the course of modern philosophy; this book examines how. The book compares the philosophical system set out in Kant's Critiques with the work of the major philosophers before and after him (Descartes, Berkeley, Hume, Reid, Jacobi, Reinhold, the early German Romantics, Hegel, Feuerbach, and Marx). A systematic introduction argues that complexities in the interpretation of Kant's system led to a new emphasis on history, subjectivity, and aesthetics. This emphasis defined a distinctive interpretive style of philosophizing that has become especially influential and fru ... More

Keywords: Kant, Critique of Pure Reason, Hegel, Reinhold, German Idealism, modern philosophers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780199205349
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205349.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Karl Ameriks, author
University of Notre Dame
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