Constituting Objectivity

Transcendental Perspectives on Modern Physics

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-9509-2 (Print) 978-1-4020-9510-8 (Online)

Table of contents (30 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Historical Survey of Transcendental Readings of Physics

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      Pages 1-30

      Introduction

    2. Kant and Newtonian Mechanics

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        Pages 35-50

        Newton and Kant on Absolute Space: From Theology to Transcendental Philosophy

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        Pages 51-72

        On Kant's Transcendental Account of Newtonian Mechanics

      The Relativized A Priori: Cassirer and the Founders of Logical Positivism

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        Pages 75-93

        Ernst Cassirer: Open Constitution by Functional A Priori and Symbolical Structuring

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        Pages 95-115

        On the Transposition of the Substantial into the Functional: Bringing Cassirer's Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics into the Twenty-First Century

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        Pages 117-126

        Moritz Schlick: Between Synthetic A Priori Judgment and Conventionalism

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        Pages 127-143

        Carnap's Relativised A Priori and Ontology

  3. Transcendental Epistemologies and Modern Physics

    1. General Issues: Concepts and Principles

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        Pages 149-158

        The Transcendental Domain of Physics

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        Pages 159-168

        Determinism, Determination, and Objectivity in Modern Physics

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        Pages 169-181

        The Constitution of Objects in Classical Physics and in Quantum Physics

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        Pages 183-201

        Laws of Nature: The Kantian Approach

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        Pages 203-213

        The Transcendental Role of the Principle of Anticipations of Perception in Quantum Mechanics

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        Pages 215-227

        Can the Principle of Least Action Be Considered a Relativized A Priori?

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        Pages 229-248

        A Critical Account of Physical Reality

      The Scientifi c Revolutions of the Twentieth Century and Beyond

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        Pages 253-267

        Einstein, Kant, and the Relativized A Priori

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        Pages 269-278

        A Cognizable Universe: Transcendental Arguments in Physical Cosmology

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        Pages 279-298

        Hermann Weyl and “First Philosophy”: Constituting Gauge Invariance

      The Scientifi c Revolutions of the Twentieth Century and Beyond

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        Pages 301-316

        Old Wine Enriched in New Bottles: Kantian Flavors in Bohr's Viewpoint of Complementarity

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        Pages 317-327

        A Transcendental Account of Correspondence and Complementarity

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        Pages 329-344

        The Convergence of Transcendental Philosophy and Quantum Physics: Grete Henry-Hermann's 1935 Pioneering Proposal

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