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Kant and the metaphysics of causality

by Eric Watkins

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kant, Immanuel, -- 1724-1804,
  • Causation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-440) and index

    StatementEric Watkins
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB2799.C3 W38 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 451 p. ;
    Number of Pages451
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17144622M
    ISBN 100521835674, 0521543614
    LC Control Number2004045924

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    Book Review: Kant and the Metaphysics of Causality by Eric Watkins. Author(s) Konstantin Pollok, University of South Carolina - Columbia Follow. Document Type. Book Review. Publication Info. Published in Kant-Studien, ed (). [Review of the book Kant and the Metaphysics of Causality, by E. Watkins]. Kant-Studien, (2), DOI: 10 Author: Konstantin Pollok. Eric Watkins: Kant and the Metaphysics of Causality. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press , Seiten. ISBN Eric Watkins’ BuchKant and the Metaphysics of Causality stellt eine gelungene Verbindung profunder historischer Kenntnis einerseits und exakter philosophischer Analyse andererseits : Konstantin Pollok.

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Kant and the Metaphysics of Causality - Kindle edition by Watkins, Eric. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Kant and the Metaphysics of Causality.5/5(1).

Kant famously attempted to “answer” what he took to be Hume’s skeptical view of causality, most explicitly in the Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics (); and, because causality, for Kant, is a central example of a category or pure concept of the understanding, his relationship to Hume on this topic is central to his philosophy as a whole.

This is a book about Kant's views on causality as understood in their proper historical context. Specifically, Eric Watkins argues that a grasp of Leibnizian and anti-Leibnizian thought in 18th century Germany helps one to see how the Critical Kant argued for causal principles that have both metaphysical and epistemological by:   Kant and the Metaphysics of Causality book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Eric Watkins argues that a grasp of Leibnizian 4/5. Kant and the Metaphysics of Causality. Published: Novem Eric Watkins, Kant and the Metaphysics of Causality, Cambridge University Press,pp, $ (pbk), ISBN Reviewed by Frederick Rauscher, Michigan State University.

This is a book about Kant's views on causality as understood in their proper historical context. Eric Watkins argues that a grasp of Leibnizian and anti-Leibnizian thought in eighteenth-century Germany helps one to see how the Critical Kant argued for causal principles that have both metaphysical and epistemological elements.

This is a book about Kant's views on causality as understood in their proper historical context. Specifically, Eric Watkins argues that a grasp of Leibnizian and anti-Leibnizian thought in eighteenth-century Germany helps one to see how the critical Kant argued for causal principles that have both metaphysical and epistemological by: Metaphysics is the branch of philosophy that examines the fundamental nature of reality, including the relationship between mind and matter, between substance and attribute, and between potentiality and actuality.

The word "metaphysics" comes from two Greek words that, together, literally mean "after or behind or among [the study of] the natural". Get this from a library. Kant and the metaphysics of causality. [Eric Watkins] -- "This is a book about Kant's views on causality as understood in their proper historical context.

Specifically, Eric Watkins argues that a grasp of Leibnizian and anti-Leibnizian thought in. Kant and the Metaphysics of Causality by Eric Watkins,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(6).

Immanuel Kant (UK: / k æ n t /, US: / k ɑː n t /; German: [ɪˈmaːnu̯eːl ˈkant, -nu̯ɛl -]; 22 April – 12 February ) was an influential German philosopher in the Age of his doctrine of transcendental idealism, he argued that space, time, and causation are mere sensibilities; "things-in-themselves" exist, but their nature is : Age of Enlightenment.

"Bayne's book, which focuses on Kant's argument for causality in the Second Analogy, is especially valuable because it presents the vast literature on the topic in terms of contrasting argumentative strategies, points out objections that each strategy must face, and offers a novel reconstruction of Kant's argument.

Eric Watkins' book is a substantial contribution to Kant scholarship, metaphysics, and the philosophy of science. It could change the debate on the nature of.

TL;DR Hume sort of wrecked metaphysics. This inspired Kant to try and save it. Hume thought that terms were only meaningful insofar as they were derived from experience. We never actually experience necessary connections between events, we just see correlations.

So Hume thought that the idea of causality as necessary connection is empty and confused, and. 4 Kant and the Metaphysics of Causality It is at this point that Immanuel Kant enters the standard story, claim-ing to have a reply both to the rationalists’ (overly) ambitious claims to knowledge of God, freedom, and the immortality of the soul and to Hume’s skeptical doubts about causality.

In one of the most famous pas. Therefore, causality, for Kant, was the way in which mind puts together experiences to understand them. Kant found many problems within Hume s account. Through his endeavors to prove that metaphysics is possible, and his analyzing of causality, Kant solved the problems he saw within Hume s account.

3 Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book V, a25 4 Ibid., Book VI, a29 5 Ibid., Book XI, a Cat 4 28 Metaphysics While it was Aristotle who first discussed the metaphysics of causality, it was Immanuel Kant in his “Copernican revolution”.

Her book will appeal to all interested in Kant and his thought, ranging over Kant's account of our representations of space and time, his conception of the logical forms of judgments, sufficient reason, causality, community, God, freedom, morality, and beauty in nature and by:   Hume famously held that since we never observe causality but only one event following another, our belief in causality is due to a mere habit, a subjective necessity of generalising from the repeated connection of two events to their essential, ca.

Eric Watkins argues that a grasp of Leibnizian and anti-Leibnizian thought in eighteenth-century Germany helps one to see how Kant (in his critical period) argued for causal principles that have both metaphysical and epistemological elements.

According to Price: $. Abstract. Hans Jonas main objective in his book The phenomenon of life is to offer an interpretation of the phenomenon of Being that is neither conditioned to dualism nor to a partial conception of being, such as those developed by idealism and by materialism.

This essay presents some considerations concerning the Jonasian critique of the concept of causality as .Kant's Model of Causality: Causal Powers, Laws, and Kant's Reply to Hume. Eric Watkins - - Journal of the History of Philosophy 42 (4) Review: Watkins, Kant and Author: Eric Watkins.The Metaphysics of Morals is Kant's major work in applied moral philosophy in which he deals with the basic principles of rights and of virtues.

It comprises two parts: the "Doctrine of Right," which deals with the rights that people have or can acquire, and the "Doctrine of Virtue," which deals with the virtues they ought to acquire.4/5.