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Understanding Hegel's Mature Critique of Kant
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Understanding Hegel's Mature Critique of Kant

John McCumber

Abstract

Hegel’s critique of Kant was a turning point in the history of philosophy: for the first time, the concrete, situated, and in certain senses “naturalistic” style pioneered by Hegel confronted the thin, universalistic, and argumentatively purified style of philosophy that had found its most rigorous expression in Kant. The controversy has hardly died away: it virtually haunts contemporary philosophy from epistemology to ethical theory. Yet if this book is right, the full import of Hegel’s critique of Kant has not been understood. Working from Hegel’s mature texts (after 1807) and reading them i ... More

Keywords: Kant, Hegel, epistemology, ethical theory, ethics, categorical imperative, linguistic idealism, immanence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780804785457
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804785457.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John McCumber, author