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Author Mensch, Jennifer.
Title Kant's organicism [electronic resource] : epigenesis and the development of critical philosophy / Jennifer Mensch.
Publication Info. Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Kant's organicism -- Generation and the task of classification -- Mechanism and the principle of life -- Leibniz's organic machines -- Buffon's natural history and the founding of organicism -- Hales and the physiology of plants -- Buffon the French Newtonian -- Maupertuis, Buffon, and the problem of form -- Natural history and the history of nature -- Kant and the problem of origin -- Kant's eclecticism -- Matter and cosmos -- The spectacle of life -- The rebirth of metaphysics -- A philosophy is born -- From original acquisition to the epigenesis of knowledge -- Concepts and objects: Kant's letter to Herz, 1772.
From the unity of reason to the unity of race -- The unity of reason -- The unity of race -- A germ of reason and a germ for race -- Empirical psychology in Tetens and Kant -- Epigenesis and evolution in Tetens's philosophical essays -- From empirical psychology to a transcendental theory of imagination -- Transcendental philosophy and the physiology of pure reason -- Kant's architectonic: system and organism in the Critique of pure reason -- The doctrine of method: the bauplan of the system -- The transcendental deduction: the bauplan at work -- Organic logic: a cautionary tale -- Epilogue: a daring adventure of reason.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Philosophy of nature.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780226021980 022602198X (DLC) 2012043133
ISBN 022602203X (electronic bk.)
9780226022031 (electronic bk.)
9780226021980 (cloth : alk. paper)
022602198X (cloth : alk. paper)
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