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Hegel's Critique of Kant

Sally Sedgwick


This is a study of Hegel’s critique of Kant’s theoretical philosophy. Its main purpose is to defend the thesis that Hegel offers us a compelling critique of, and alternative to, the conception of cognition Kant argues for in his ‘Critical’ period. It examines key features of what Kant identifies as the ‘discursive’ character of our mode of cognition, and considers Hegel’s reasons for arguing that these features condemn Kant’s theoretical philosophy to skepticism as well as dualism. This study presents in a sympathetic light Hegel’s claim to derive from certain Kantian doctrines clues to a supe ... More

Keywords: critique, discursive cognition, dualism, Hegel, idealism, Kant, skepticism, theoretical philosophy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199698363
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698363.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sally Sedgwick, author
University of Illinois, Chicago