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Cohen's Socialist Reconstruction Of Kant's Ethics, Harry Van Der Linden Jan 1994

Cohen's Socialist Reconstruction Of Kant's Ethics, Harry Van Der Linden

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

The neo-Kantian Hermann Cohen (1842-1918) famously wrote that Kant “is the true and real originator of German socialism.” This paper seeks to explicate Cohen’s socialist reconstruction of Kant’s ethics and show that this reconstruction overcomes some weaknesses of Kant’s ethics. In conclusion, the paper discusses the contemporary relevance of Cohen’s cooperative socialism.


Review Of Essays On Kant's Political Philosophy, Harry Van Der Linden Jan 1994

Review Of Essays On Kant's Political Philosophy, Harry Van Der Linden

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Article reviews the book "Essays on Kant's Political Philosophy," edited by Howard Lloyd Williams.


The Patrilineal Discourse Of Enlightenment: Reading Foucault Reading Kant, Thomas Paul Bonfiglio Jan 1994

The Patrilineal Discourse Of Enlightenment: Reading Foucault Reading Kant, Thomas Paul Bonfiglio

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Faculty Publications

The English translation of Foucault's unpublished French manuscript addressing Kant's statement on enlightenment appeared in 1984, 200 years after the publication of Kant's essay. Foucault meant to entitle his essay as Kant did, but instead he gave it the interested and partially correspondent title What is Enlightenment? This is only a partial correspondence, because the full title of Kant's essay is Beantwortung der Frage: Was ist Aufklärung? Foucault's title suppresses the fact that Kant's essay is not framed as a question, but as a definitive answer. This is present in the perfectiveness of the ...