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Kant on Mind, Action, and Ethics$
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Julian Wuerth

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199587629

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587629.001.0001

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Kant’s Map of the Mind

Kant’s Map of the Mind

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(p.189) 6 Kant’s Map of the Mind
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Kant on Mind, Action, and Ethics
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Julian Wuerth

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587629.003.0007

This chapter maps the system of powers, many of their respective types of accidents, the interrelations of these powers and accidents, and many of the perspectives and groups of powers, which Kant identifies in the human soul. It first discusses the confusion regarding Kant’s account of the mind’s powers. It discusses the reasons for Kant’s limited discussions of this account in his major works and the role that this account plays in shaping these works. It then examines Kant’s views regarding the three fundamental faculties of the mind: the faculty of cognition, the faculty of feeling, and the faculty of desire. It considers Kant’s views on the importance of self-consciousness in distinguishing between humans and non-rational beings, or animals, and in distinguishing between various higher and lower classes of powers.

Keywords:   powers of mind, cognition, feeling, desire, self-consciousness, soul

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