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Kant and Critique : New Essays in Honor of W.H. Werkmeister - R. M. Dancy

Kant and Critique

New Essays in Honor of W.H. Werkmeister

By: R. M. Dancy (Editor)

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On 5-6 April 1991, there was a conference on Kant at Florida State University; this volume collects the (revised versions ofthe) papers presented on that occasion. The occasion was, give or take a few months, the 90th birthday of Professor (Emeritus) William H. Werkmeister. Werkie (as all his friends call hirn) hirnself gave the final paper at this conference. Hence the inclusion of a paper by Werkie in a volume honoring hirn. Although he is primarily known for his expertise in the field of Kantian philosophy, Werkie's published scholarship has spanned a wide range of subjects for more than fifty years: his first book, A Philosophy of Science, appeared in 1940; today, among other endeavors, he is at work on a book on Heidegger, and there have been other books and more than a hundred papers in between. Readers interested in fuller biographical information about Werkie should consult the first three papers in the 1 Festschrift celebrating his eightieth hirthday in 1981. Since then, Werkie's activities have continued without much letup. He no longer teaches regularly, hut he gives frequent colloquia in the Philosophy Department here, participates in conferences on Kant around the world, and continues to puhlish, particularly on Kant and Nicolai Hartmann. Wayne McEvilly, 'The Teacher Remembered'; Charles H.

Preface
Introductionp. 1
Pure Reason
The Importance of Kant's Strategy in Determining His Early Methodp. 17
Practical Reason
Kant's Morality of Law and Morality of Freedomp. 43
Could Kant Have Been a Utilitarian?p. 91
Judgment
The Relation of Pleasure to Judgment in Kant's Aestheticsp. 117
Is There a Conflict Between Taste and Judgment in Kant's Aesthetics?p. 125
The Opus Postumum
The Concept of Transcendental Idealism in Kant's Opus Postumump. 151
The Two Theses of Kant's Opus Postumump. 169
Index of Passages Citedp. 189
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ISBN: 9780792322443
ISBN-10: 0792322444
Series: Synthese Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 30th June 1993
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.07