Advertisement

Philosophical Studies

, Volume 174, Issue 7, pp 1675–1686 | Cite as

Intuitions and objects in Allais’s manifest reality

  • Karl SchaferEmail author
Article

Abstract

Manifest reality is easily one of the best books in a long time on Kant’s transcendental idealism. So there is a great deal in Allais’s discussion to celebrate. But I want to focus here on two aspects of her views that I am not yet sure about: First, Allais’s understanding of the relationship between concepts and intuitions. And second, her characterization of the manner in which intuitions are object-dependent. I’ll close by making some general remarks about the significance of this for Allais’s understanding of the metaphysics of transcendental idealism.

Keywords

Kant Lucy Allais Transcendental idealism Concepts Intuitions Cognition 

Notes

Acknowledgements

Thanks, first of all, to Lucy Allais for a wonderful book. Thanks also to the audience and fellow panelists at our session at the Pacific APA, and to Sean Greenberg, Colin McLear, Nick Stang, Andrew Stephenson for helpful comments and discussion.

References

  1. All references to Kant’s work are to the Academy edition. The pagination of the references to the first Critique are the A/B pagination. In general, I’ve followed the translations from the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant when possible.Google Scholar
  2. Allais, L. (2015). Manifest reality: Kant’s idealism and his realism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Chignell, A. (2010). Real repugnance and belief about things in themselves. In J. Krueger & B. B. Lipscomb (Eds.), Kant’s moral metaphysics. Berlin: De Gruyter.Google Scholar
  4. Gardner, S. (1999). Kant and the ‘critique of pure reason’. London: Routledge.Google Scholar
  5. Grüne, S. (2009). Blinde anschauung. Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann.Google Scholar
  6. Land, T. (2015). Nonconceptualist readings of Kant and the transcendental deduction. Kantian Review, 20(1), 25–51.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Longuenesse, B. (1998). Kant and the capacity to judge. Princeton: Princeton University Press.Google Scholar
  8. McLear, C. (manuscript). Concept, structure, and intuition.Google Scholar
  9. McLear, C. (2014). The Kantian (non)-conceptualism debate. Philosophy Compass, 9(11), 769–790.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. McLear, C. (2016). Kant on perceptual content. Mind, 125(497), 95–144.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. Pautz, A. (2009). What are the contents of experiences? The Philosophical Quarterly, 59, 483–507.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Schafer, K. (forthcoming-a). Kant’s conception of cognition and our knowledge of things-in-themselves. In K. Schafer, N. Stang (Eds.), The sensible and intelligible worlds. Oxford: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  13. Schafer, K. (forthcoming-b). Practical cognition and knowledge of things-in-themselves. In D. Heide, E. Tiffant (Eds.), The idea of freedom: New essays on the interpretation and significance of Kant’s theory of freedom. Oxford: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  14. Stang, N. (2014). The non-identity of appearances and things in themselves. Noûs, 48(1), 106–136.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. Stang, N. (2015). Kant’s modal metaphysics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  16. Stephenson, A. (2015). Kant on the object-dependence of intuition and hallucination. The Philosophical Quarterly, 65(260), 486–508.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. Tolley, C. (manuscript). Kant on the place of cognition in the progression of our representations.Google Scholar
  18. Watkins, E., & Willaschek, M. (manuscript). Kant’s account of cognition.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Philosophy DepartmentUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

Personalised recommendations