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Kant and Contemporary Epistemology

  • Paolo Parrini
Book

Part of the The University of Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science book series (WONS, volume 54)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Michael Friedman
    Pages 27-46
  3. Christopher Peacocke
    Pages 47-72
  4. Neil Tennant
    Pages 101-113
  5. Gordon G. Brittan
    Pages 131-155
  6. Vittorio Mathieu
    Pages 157-165
  7. Peter F. Strawson
    Pages 167-173
  8. Carl Wolfgang
    Pages 175-194
  9. Philip Kitcher
    Pages 253-272
  10. Richard E. Aquila
    Pages 309-329
  11. Karl Ameriks
    Pages 331-347
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 361-379

About this book

Introduction

From the mid-1960s, after the important works by J. Hintikka, S. Körner, W. Sellars and P.F. Strawson, there has been a marked revival of Kantian epistemological thought. Against this background, featuring fruitful exchange between historical research and theoretical prospects, the main point of the book is the discussion of Kantian theory of scientific knowledge from the perspective of present-day analytical philosophy and philosophy of empirical and mathematical sciences. The main topics are the problem of a priori knowledge in logic, mathematics and physics, the distinction between analytic and synthetic judgments, the constitution of physical objectivity and the questions of realism and truth, the Kantian conception of time, causal laws and induction, the relations between Kantian epistemological thought, relativity theory, quantum theory and some recent developments of philosophy of science.
The book is addressed to research workers, specialists and scholars in the fields of epistemology, philosophy of science and history of philosophy.

Keywords

Immanuel Kant Kant epistemology knowledge logic

Editors and affiliations

  • Paolo Parrini
    • 1
  1. 1.University of FlorenceItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-0834-8
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-4359-5
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-0834-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1566-659X
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