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The Resource Kant's construction of nature : a reading of the Metaphysical foundations of natural science, Michael Friedman

Kant's construction of nature : a reading of the Metaphysical foundations of natural science, Michael Friedman

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Kant's construction of nature : a reading of the Metaphysical foundations of natural science
Title
Kant's construction of nature
Title remainder
a reading of the Metaphysical foundations of natural science
Statement of responsibility
Michael Friedman
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Kant's Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science is one of the most difficult but also most important of Kant's works. Published in 1786 between the first (1781) and second (1787) editions of the Critique of Pure Reason, the Metaphysical Foundations occupies a central place in the development of Kant's philosophy, but has so far attracted relatively little attention compared with other works of Kant's critical period. Michael Friedman's book develops a new and complete reading of this work and reconstructs Kant's main argument clearly and in great detail, explaining its relationship to both Newton's Principia and eighteenth-century scientific thinkers such as Euler and Lambert. By situating Kant's text relative to his pre-critical writings on metaphysics and natural philosophy and, in particular, to the changes Kant made in the second edition of the Critique, Friedman articulates a radically new perspective on the meaning and development of the critical philosophy as a whole."--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
113
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
B2786.Z7
LC item number
F75 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Kant's construction of nature : a reading of the Metaphysical foundations of natural science, Michael Friedman
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 609-616) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. The place of the Metaphysical Foundations in the critical system -- 1. Phoronomy -- 2. Dynamics -- 3. Mechanics -- 4. Phenomenology -- Conclusion. The complementary perspectives of the Metaphysical Foundations and the first Critique
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix 624 pages
Isbn
9780521198394
Lccn
2012026434
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
unspecified
System control number
  • (OCoLC)802323054
  • (OCoLC)ocn802323054
Label
Kant's construction of nature : a reading of the Metaphysical foundations of natural science, Michael Friedman
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 609-616) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. The place of the Metaphysical Foundations in the critical system -- 1. Phoronomy -- 2. Dynamics -- 3. Mechanics -- 4. Phenomenology -- Conclusion. The complementary perspectives of the Metaphysical Foundations and the first Critique
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix 624 pages
Isbn
9780521198394
Lccn
2012026434
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
unspecified
System control number
  • (OCoLC)802323054
  • (OCoLC)ocn802323054

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