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Having the World in View Essays on Kant, Hegel, and Sellars

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ISBN-10: 0674031652

ISBN-13: 9780674031654

Edition: 2009

Authors: John McDowell

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A crucial moment came in the developing split between Anglo-American and continental European philosophers when G. E. Moore and Bertrand Russell rebelled against the ldquo;Hegelianismrdquo; of their teachers and inaugurated the tradition of ldquo;analyticrdquo; philosophy. In this new book, John McDowell builds on his much discussed Mind and World-one of the most highly regarded books in contemporary philosophy. McDowell, who has long commanded attention for his fresh approach to issues in contemporary epistemology, philosophy of language, and philosophy of mind, shocked some mainstream analytic philosophers in Mind and World by drawing inspiration not only from analytic philosophers but also from continental philosophers, most notably Hegel. McDowell argues that the roots of some problems plaguing contemporary philosophy can be found in issues that were first discerned by Kant, and that the best way to get a handle on them is to follow those issues as they are reshaped in the writings of Hegel and Sellars. Having the World in View will be a decisive further step toward healing the divisions in contemporary philosophy, by showing how central methods of the two traditions remain deeply entangled and by revealing how philosophers in both camps might still learn from each other.
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Book details

List price: $48.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 1/31/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

John McDowell is University Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh.

Preface
Sellars, Kant, and Intentionality
Sellars on Perceptual Experience
The Logical Form of an Intuition
Intentionality as a Relation
Kantian Themes in Hegel and Sellars
Hegel's Idealism as Radicalization of Kant
Self-Determining Subjectivity and External Constraint
Sensory Consciousness in Kant and Sellars
Conceptual Capacities in Perception
Reading Hegel
The Apperceptive I and the Empirical Self: Towards a Heterodox Reading of "Lordship and Bondage" in Hegel's Phenomenology
Towards a Reading of Hegel on Action in the "Reason" Chapter of the Phenomenology
On Pippin's Postscript
Sellarsian Themes
The Constitutive Ideal of Rationality: Davidson and Sellars
Why Is Sellars's Essay Called "Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind"?
Sellars's Thomism
Avoiding the Myth of the Given
Bibliography
Credits
Index