Kant's Anatomy of the Intelligent Mind

2015.11.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Wayne Waxman, Kant's Anatomy of the Intelligent Mind, Oxford University Press, 2014, 582pp., $105.00 (hbk), ISBN
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2015.11.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Wayne Waxman, Kant's Anatomy of the Intelligent Mind, Oxford University Press, 2014, 582pp., $105.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199328314. Reviewed by Reed Winegar, Fordham University/Freie Universität Berlin Wayne Waxman's book provides a detailed "psychologistic" interpretation of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason, focusing primarily on Kant's key arguments in the Transcendental Aesthetic and Transcendental Analytic.[1] As Waxman explains in front matter, his book should be regarded as the second of a two-volume work that includes his earlier Kant and the Empiricists (Oxford, 2005). But Waxman also notes that his new book "is written to stand alone, presupposing no knowledge of my previous publications" (viii). And while I agree that one can profitably read this new volume by itself, potential readers should be warned that the book is heavy going even by the standards of Kant scholarship. Waxman's main target. . .

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