Kant, Fichte, and the Legacy of Transcendental Idealism includes ten new essays via top and emerging students from the U.S., Europe, and Asia who discover the ancient improvement and conceptual contours of Kantian and post-Kantian philosophy. the gathering starts with a suite of comparative essays based on Kant’s transcendental idealism, putting precise pressure at the necessities of Kant’s ethical concept, the metaphysical outlook certain up with it, and the notion of the valid position of faith supported by way of it. The highlight then shifts to the post-Kantian interval, in a sequence of essays exploring a number of angles on Fichte’s pivotal function: his uncompromising constructivism, his overarching notion of the philosophical venture, and his radical bills of the character of cause and the structure of that means. within the last essays, the focal point falls on German idealism after Fichte, with specific consciousness to Jacobi’s critique of idealism as “nihilism,” Schelling’s improvement of an idealistic philosophy of nature, and Hegel’s improvement of an all-encompassing idealistic “science of logic.” the gathering, edited by way of Halla Kim and Steven Hoeltzel, should be of serious worth to students drawn to Kant, Fichte, German idealism, post-Kantian philosophy, eu philosophy, or the background of ideas.
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