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Kant's Aesthetic Epistemology: Form and World

Fiona Hughes


Drawing on resources from both the analytical and continental traditions, this book argues that a comprehension of Immanuel Kant's aesthetics is necessary for grasping the scope and force of his epistemology. It draws on phenomenological and aesthetic resources to bring out the continuing relevance of Kant's project. One of the difficulties faced in reading ‘The Critique of Pure Reason’ is finding a way of reading the text as one continuous discussion. This book offers a reading at each stage of Kant's epistemological argument, showing how various elements of Kant's argument, often thought of ... More

Keywords: Immanuel Kant, aesthetics, epistemology, Pure Reason, philosophy, aesthetic culture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780748621224
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621224.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Fiona Hughes, author