Immanuel Kant: The Very Idea of a Critique of Pure Reason

2016.11.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews J. Colin McQuillan, Immanuel Kant: The Very Idea of a Critique of Pure Reason, Northwestern University Press, 2016, 176pp.,
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2016.11.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews J. Colin McQuillan, Immanuel Kant: The Very Idea of a Critique of Pure Reason, Northwestern University Press, 2016, 176pp., $34.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780810132481. Reviewed by Riccardo Pozzo, National Research Council of Italy On top of being an excellent dissertation defended at Emory under the direction of Rudolf Makkreel, which is already a sound recommendation for outstanding philosophical-historical work, this book profited from a substantial stay at the University of Halle, where the author was a guest of Jürgen Stolzenberg. With a great deal of research, J. Colin McQuillan has demonstrated mastery not only over Kant's own project and texts, but to a certain extent also over the milieu to which he belonged. It's not surprising that this erudite and seminal work of meticulous scholarship adds something new to our understanding of Kant's conception of critique. McQuillan's objective is to reconstruct the. . .

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