The Transcendental Turn

2016.01.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Sebastian Gardner and Matthew Grist (eds.), The Transcendental Turn, Oxford University Press, 2015, 380pp., $85.00 (hbk), ISBN
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2016.01.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Sebastian Gardner and Matthew Grist (eds.), The Transcendental Turn, Oxford University Press, 2015, 380pp., $85.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780198724872. Reviewed by Robert Howell, University at Albany, SUNY, and Moscow State University The idea of a special "transcendental knowledge," an autonomous philosophical cognition that marks out necessary structures in our knowledge and its objects, goes back to Kant. The idea continues in the nineteenth century and is stressed anew by Husserl (who introduces the talk of a transcendental turn) and his successors. The present volume is part of a revived interest in such philosophy among Anglophone thinkers in the past fifty or so years. It derives from a research project organized by the late Mark Sacks. The volume collects important studies on the relations of key European thinkers to the transcendental tradition: Kant (essays by Henry E. Allison, Karl Ameriks, Paul Abela);. . .

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