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Knowledge, reason, and taste : Kant's response to Hume

Author: Paul Guyer
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, ©2008.
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Immanuel Kant famously said that he was awoken from his "dogmatic slumbers," and led to question the possibility of metaphysics, by David Hume's doubts about causation. Because of this, many philosophers have viewed Hume's influence on Kant as limited to metaphysics. More recently, some philosophers have questioned whether even Kant's metaphysics was really motivated by Hume. In Knowledge, Reason, and Taste,  Read more...
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Guyer, Paul, 1948-
Knowledge, reason, and taste.
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007019554
Named Person: Immanuel Kant; David Hume; Immanuel Kant; David Hume; David Hume; Immanuel Kant
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Guyer
ISBN: 9781400824472 1400824478
OCLC Number: 432429119
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 267 pages)
Contents: Common sense and the varieties of skepticism --
Causation --
Cause, object, and self --
Reason, desire, and action --
Systematicity, taste, and purpose.
Responsibility: Paul Guyer.

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Argues that Immanuel Kant's entire philosophy - including his moral philosophy, aesthetics, and teleology, as well as his metaphysics - can fruitfully be read as an engagement with David Hume. This  Read more...

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"In detail, and with great clarity and fairness, Guyer compares [Kant's and Hume's] respective treatments of scepticism, of the major concepts of causation, objects, and the self, of practical Read more...

 
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