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Kant's Realist Solution

Kant’s Transcendental Idealism emerges under the context and in opposition to both idealist and empiricist philosophies. The problem of Idealism for Kant is because it separates knowledge from empirical objects, it is metaphysical. 909 more words


On the concept of Nature

At this time I am obsessed with Kant’s relation to idealism and its consequences on his concept of nature. Let us just accept at this point that Kant was not expressing an idealism that eliminated things as external to us. 1,064 more words


Kant Decide? Epistemology or Metaphysics?

When thinking of Kant and his place as the source of German Idealism, I continue to consider the decisions and basis of his Critical period. I ask myself: of what consequence is a starting point? 1,110 more words


The Rift Between Idealist and Realist Philosophies

I find it useful to consider the difference, and different iterations, of idealist and realist positions so that we can contextualise the problems and issues that any particular iteration might be dealing with. 1,164 more words

German Idealism

Synthetic A Priori: A Power of Nature Itself

Expanding on Levi’s Post over at Larval Subjects here, I thought I would express my opinion of Kant’s synthetic a priori and German Idealism more generally. 1,447 more words


Review of Lara Ostaric (ed.) "Interpreting Schelling: Critical Essays"

LARA OSTARIC (ed.) | Interpreting Schelling: Critical Essays | Cambridge University Press 2014

By G. Anthony Bruno

That Lara Ostaric’s Interpreting Schelling: Critical Essays is the first English-language collection of papers devoted to the philosophy of F.W.J. 4,897 more words


Project: Asexuality & Nineteenth-Century German Thought

Hello all! It’s the new year, so perhaps we should undertake an exciting new journey!

So here goes: What are the intersections between Asexuality Studies and German thought? 208 more words