Goodbye, Kant!: What Still Stands of the Critique of Pure Reason

2014.07.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Maurizio Ferraris, Goodbye, Kant!: What Still Stands of the Critique of Pure Reason, Richard Davies (tr.), SUNY Press, 2013,
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2014.07.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Maurizio Ferraris, Goodbye, Kant!: What Still Stands of the Critique of Pure Reason, Richard Davies (tr.), SUNY Press, 2013, 136pp., $23.95 (pbk), ISBN 9781438448084. Reviewed by Riccardo Pozzo, National Research Council of Italy This short book provides an accessible account of a very difficult one, the Critique of Pure Reason, by far the most influential of Kant's works, for it was the first of the three Critiques and made most fully explicit the Copernican revolution, which is the main subject of Ferraris's book. After a first chapter on Kant's revolution of eighteenth-century metaphysics, Ferraris isolates Kant's most fundamental claims in chapter two, and then, in chapter three, he shows what Kant inherits from tradition, in chapter four, what he invents, and in chapter five what goes wrong. Chapters six to eight set out the fundamental claims in detail, without comparing them with alternative. . .

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