Understanding Hegel's Mature Critique of Kant

2014.04.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews John McCumber, Understanding Hegel's Mature Critique of Kant, Stanford University Press, 2014, 216pp., $60.00 (hbk),
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2014.04.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews John McCumber, Understanding Hegel's Mature Critique of Kant, Stanford University Press, 2014, 216pp., $60.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780804785457. Reviewed by Sebastian Rand, Georgia State University In his most recent book, John McCumber draws on his thirty years' work on Hegel to make a characteristically readable, insightful, and original contribution to an important topic in the history of philosophy. His prose is lively and clear, his arguments engage the secondary literature extensively but not tediously, and his examples are many and apposite. These features make the book an excellent resource for both students and non-specialists seeking clarity on the issues that made, and continue to make, the Hegel-Kant relationship a source of philosophical provocation. But there is a great deal here for specialists as well. As the title suggests, McCumber restricts his attention to the criticisms of Kant. . .

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