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New release: María del Rosario Acosta López, J. Colin McQuillan (eds.), “Critique in German Philosophy. From Kant to Critical Theory” (SUNY Press, 2020)

New release: María del Rosario Acosta López, J. Colin McQuillan (eds.), "Critique in German Philosophy. From Kant to Critical Theory" (SUNY Press, 2020)

We are very glad to give notice of the release of the volume Critique in German Philosophy. From Kant to Critical Theory, edited by María del Rosario Acosta López and J. Colin McQuillan (SUNY Press, 2020).

From the publisher’s website:

Critique has been a central theme in the German philosophical tradition since the eighteenth century. The main goal of this book is to provide a history of this concept from its Kantian inception to contemporary critical theory. Focusing on both canonical and previously overlooked texts and thinkers, the contributors bring to light alternative conceptions of critique within nineteenth- and twentieth-century German philosophy, which have profound implications for contemporary philosophy. By offering a critical revision of the history of modern European philosophy, this book raises new questions about what it means for philosophy to be “critical” today.

To read the Introduction to the volume, please visit this link.


Table of content

María del Rosario Acosta López and J. Colin McQuillan, Introduction

1. Catalina González, The Struggle between Dogmatism and Skepticism in the Prussian Academy: A Precedent for Kantian Critique

2. Karin de Boer, Pure Sensibility as a Source of Corruption: Kant’s Critique of Metaphysics in the Inaugural Dissertation and Critique of Pure Reason

3. Avery Goldman, Critique in Kant’s Critique of Practical Reason: Why This Critique Is Not a Critique of Pure Practical Reason

4. María del Rosario Acosta López, On an Aesthetic Dimension of Critique: The Time of the Beautiful in Schiller’s Aesthetic Letters

5. J. Colin McQuillan, Not Yet a System, Not Yet a Science: Reinhold and Fichte on Kant’s Critique

6. G. Anthony Bruno, Schelling’s Philosophical Letters on Doctrine and Critique

7. Rachel Zuckert, Critique With a Small C: Herder’s Critical Philosophical Practice and Anticritical Polemics

8. Karolin Mirzakhan, Irony and the Possibility of Romantic Criticism: Friedrich Schlegel as Poet-Critic

9. Elizabeth Millán Brusslan, Alexander von Humboldt: A Critic of Nature

10. Angelica Nuzzo, Critique, Refutation, Appropriation: Strategies of Hegel’s Dialectic

11. Rocío Zambrana, Abstraction and Critique in Marx: The Case of Debt

12. Daniel R. Rodríguez-Navas, Nietzsche’s Project of Reevaluation: What Kind of Critique?

13. Rudolf A. Makkreel, Kantian Critique, Its Ethical Purification by Hermann Cohen, and Its Reflective Transformation by Wilhelm Dilthey

14. Andreea Smaranda Aldea, Transcendental Phenomenology as Radical Immanent Critique: Subversions and Matrices of Intelligibility

15. Peter Fenves, From the Metaphysics of Law to the Critique of Violence

16. Richard A. Lee Jr., Is There Critique in Critical Theory? The Claim of Happiness on Theory

17. Amy Allen, Critique as Melancholy Science

18. Federica Gregoratto, Reality and Resistance: Habermas and Haslanger on Objectivity, Social Critique, and the Possibility of Change

19. Christoph Menke, The Critique of Law and the Law of Critique

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