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Kant and His German Contemporaries, Volume 1: Logic, Mind, Epistemology, Science and Ethics

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2018.08.34 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Corey W. Dyck and Falk Wunderlich (eds.), Kant and His German Contemporaries, Volume 1: Logic, Mind, Epistemology, Science and Ethics, Cambridge University Press, 2018, 294pp., $99.99 (hbk), ISBN 9781107140899. Reviewed by J. Colin McQuillan, St. Mary's University Volumes like this one edited by Corey W. Dyck and Falk Wunderlich are as important to the historiography of philosophy as they are for our knowledge of German philosophy in the eighteenth century. They show that the "grand narrative" approach to the history of philosophy, which only pauses to mention a few great works by a small number of major figures from a relatively small part of the world, is simply not satisfactory as a way of writing philosophy's history.[1] That grand narrative histories are shaped by prejudice is demonstrated by works like Peter Park's Africa, Asia, and the History of Philosophy (2013), which recounts how German. . .

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