Pragmatism, Kant, and Transcendental Philosophy

2016.09.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Gabriele Gava and Robert Stern (eds.), Pragmatism, Kant, and Transcendental Philosophy, Routledge, 2016, 297pp., $116.00 (hbk),
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2016.09.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Gabriele Gava and Robert Stern (eds.), Pragmatism, Kant, and Transcendental Philosophy, Routledge, 2016, 297pp., $116.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781138791916. Reviewed by Vincent Colapietro, Pennsylvania State University The aim of this volume is to explore critically the connections between American pragmatism and transcendental philosophy in a strict Kantian sense. Thirteen finely crafted essays follow a substantive "Introduction" by the editors. The range of concerns explored is, in a sense, somewhat narrow (also the range of classical pragmatists considered), with only one essay being devoted to political philosophy (David Macarthur's "A Kantian-Inspired Vision of Pragmatism as Democratic Experimentalism") and one to some extent concerned with moral philosophy (Boris Rähme's "Transcendental Argument, Epistemologically Constrained Truth, and Moral Discourse"). In terms of figures, the tilt is decisively toward. . .

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