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What Philosophical Problem Does the Transition Project of the Opus postumum Address?

Oliver Thorndike

Oliver Thorndike is Lecturer of Philosophy at Loyola University, Maryland, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kant’s Transition Project and Late Philosophy : Connecting the Opus postumum and Metaphysics of Morals

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Introduction The fundamental problem of Kant’s Opus postumum is to build a transition from the metaphysics of nature to empirical physics. Kant reports to Garve that only “the transition from the metaphysical foundations of natural science...

Aristotle

Alain Badiou

Alain Badiou teaches at the École Normale Supérieure and at the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris, France. In addition to several novels, plays and political essays, he has published a number of major philosophical works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Being and Event

Bloomsbury Academic, 2006

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...‘Absurd (out of place) (to suppose) that the point is void.’For almost three centuries it was possible to believe that the experimentation of rational physics had rendered Aristotle’s refutation of the existence of the void obsolete...

Introduction

Oliver Thorndike

Oliver Thorndike is Lecturer of Philosophy at Loyola University, Maryland, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kant’s Transition Project and Late Philosophy : Connecting the Opus postumum and Metaphysics of Morals

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Kant’s self-image as a philosopher essentially hinges on the idea to keep philosophy proper pure, that is, detached from all contingent empirical matter. This book is about Kant’s attempt in his late philosophy to connect...

Why is a Transition Project in Practical Philosophy Required?

Oliver Thorndike

Oliver Thorndike is Lecturer of Philosophy at Loyola University, Maryland, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kant’s Transition Project and Late Philosophy : Connecting the Opus postumum and Metaphysics of Morals

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Introduction Kant believes that the accidents or modes of empirical matter, such as its different aggregate states, densities, and elasticities, must be seen to be specific modifications of the essential structure of matter in general...

Science

Samuel Alexander

Samuel Alexander (1859–1938) was a prominent figure in early twentieth-century British philosophy. He is best known as one of the progenitors of British Emergentism, a movement that claimed that mind “emerges” from matter. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beauty and Other Forms of Value

Thoemmes Press, 2000

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...“No action”, said Hume in a passage already quoted which cannot be repeated too often, “can be virtuous or morally good, unless there is in human nature some motive to produce it distinct from the sense of its morality.” In the preceding...

The Aesthetics and Ethics of Non-Philosophy

Jonathan Fardy

Jonathan Fardy is Assistant Professor of Art History at Idaho State University. His research specialisms are the history of photography, nineteenth-century visual culture, critical theory and art criticism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Laruelle and Art : The Aesthetics of Non-Philosophy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...This chapter further explores the matrixial mechanics of Laruelle’s work. We will examine in more depth how Laruelle matrices the “languages” of photography, philosophy, and especially quantum physics, in order to derive and develop...