Essays on Kant

2014.04.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Henry E. Allison, Essays on Kant, Oxford University Press, 2012, 289pp, $35.00 (pbk.), ISBN 9780199647026. Reviewed by
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2014.04.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Henry E. Allison, Essays on Kant, Oxford University Press, 2012, 289pp, $35.00 (pbk.), ISBN 9780199647026. Reviewed by Nicholas Stang, University of Miami Few people have had more impact on how Anglo-American philosophers read Kant than Henry Allison. Starting with a series of articles in the 1970s and 80s on transcendental idealism, followed by his massively influential Kant's Transcendental Idealism: An Interpretation and Defense (1983), Allison has revolutionized how many philosophers understand Kant's distinction between appearances and the 'thing in itself.' Since then he has extended this innovative interpretation of Kant's idealism to his practical philosophy and his theory of freedom (Kant's Theory of Freedom, 1990) and written three major commentaries: on the 'Critique of aesthetic judgment,' the first half of the third critique (Kant's Theory of. . .

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