La raison des normes: Essai sur Kant

2016.08.38 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jean-François Kervégan, La raison des normes: Essai sur Kant, Vrin, 2015, 192pp., $13.52 (pbk), ISBN 9782711625918. Reviewed
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2016.08.38 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jean-François Kervégan, La raison des normes: Essai sur Kant, Vrin, 2015, 192pp., $13.52 (pbk), ISBN 9782711625918. Reviewed by Terry Pinkard, Georgetown University In France, Jean-François Kervégan is widely respected as one of the leading figures working on German idealism, and is especially known for his work on Hegel. He is also known for his work in legal and political philosophy (in which he displays some affinities with the "Frankfurt school"). His latest book is a short monograph on Kant's practical philosophy. It is a close reading of Kant that is supposed to underwrite an ambitious philosophical thesis. The core idea is that Kant is much more attuned to the fine-grained sense of the social and the empirically practical than he has been given credit for, but that this does not mean that we should jettison the Kantian metaphysics, nor that we should somehow deflate its main claims... Read. . .

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