Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Raef Zreik is Associate Professor of Jurisprudence at Ono Academic College, Israel. He is the author of numerous publications touching on political philosophy, including “Theodor Herzl (1860–1904): Sovereignty and the Two Palestines,” in Makers of Jewish Modernity: Thinkers, Artists, Leaders, and the World They Made, ed. Jacques Picard, Jacques Revel, and Michael Steinberg […]
Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Augustin Dumont is Assistant Professor in German Philosophy at the Université de Montréal. He is the author of the book L’opacité du sensible chez Fichte et Novalis (Jérôme Millon, 2012) and the co-editor (with Alexander Schnell) of the essay collection Einbildungskraft und Reflexion: Philosophische Untersuchungen zu Novalis (Münster, […]
Immortality and Despair: Situating Kierkegaard in the Texture of Modernity as a Step toward Responsive Anthropology, by Kasper Lysemose
Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Kasper Lysemose is a lecturer at The University of Southern Denmark and is currently a guest researcher at the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre at the University of Copenhagen. He has published on Blumenberg, Kant, Husserl, Cassirer, Gehlen, Heidegger, and Nancy. His most recent book chapters and articles include […]
Omri Boehm responds to Eric Schliesser’s review of his book, Kant’s Critique of Spinoza, published in a previous issue of the Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal. Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Omri Boehm is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at The New School for Social Research. He is the author of Kant’s Critique of Spinoza […]
Eric Schliesser reviews Omri Boehm’s Kant’s Critique of Spinoza, published by Oxford University Press (2014). Eric Schliesser’s analysis of Omri Boehm’s latest work, Kant’s Critique of Spinoza, is both critical and complementary. Boehm’s work is distinctive in that it offers an interpretive twist on the usual approach to Kant studies: whereas most scholars focus on […]
In his essay, Hutter discusses the concept of enlightenment and its relationship to metaphysics, arguing against a simple opposition between the two terms. Hutter contends that the critique of traditional metaphysics identified with the concept of enlightenment dialectically involves an undogmatic metaphysics of enlightenment, a discovery he attributes to Kant. The paper exposes the dialectics […]
Silencing the Hottentots: Kolb’s Pre-Racial Encounter with the Hottentots and Its Impact on Buffon, Kant, and Rousseau, by Robert Bernasconi
In “Silencing the Hottentots,” Robert Bernasconi focuses on Buffon’s and Kant’s interest in classifying the Khoikhoi (the Hottentots), the dark-skinned inhabitants of Africa, and contrasts the two accounts with that of Rousseau. All three accounts relied almost exclusively on the reports of Peter Kolb, a Prussian traveler in South Africa, which makes the contrast between the […]
In “Kant and Race, Redux,” Charles W. Mills replies to critiques of his earlier essay “Kant’s Untermenschen” by Pauline Kleingeld, Robert Bernasconi, and Samuel Fleischacker, and defends further his main argument that Kant’s racial views affected centrally his ethico-political theory. The paper argues that for Kant not all biological humans are fully equal moral humans […]
Wayne Waxman reviews Paul Guyer’s Kant and the Claims of Knowledge, published by Cambridge University Press. Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Wayne Waxman, review of Kant and the Claims of Knowledge, by Paul Guyer, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 13:1 (1988), pp. 165–72.
Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Agnes Heller, “Freedom and Happiness in Kant’s Political Philosophy,” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 13:2 (1990), pp. 115–31.
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