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“Kant’s Cosmopolitan Conception of Philosophy and the Methodology of the “Critique of Pure Reason” by Pierre Keller (University of California, Riverside)

Date: 3:30pm - 5:00pm PDT March 1, 2013 PST Location: J.R. Howard Hall 202

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J.R. Howard Hall 202

 I argue for a novel reading of Kant’s critical enterprise and of Kant’s Copernican Revolution, but especially of the First Critique. In the process, I explain why Kant devotes the second half of the First Critique to what he calls the Transcendental Doctrine of Method. I interpret the First Critique as a critical defense of what Kant calls the world, cosmic or cosmopolitan conception of philosophy against the pretensions of academic philosophy.

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Claire Kodachi, Administrative Coordinator, Philosophy Department.  503-768-7450
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