Interesting Criticism of Kant

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Take from here:

‘In response to Kant’s view that we impose form and order and intelligibility on the content of our sense experience by drawing on the a priori forms of intelligibility that are innate in all human minds: ‘

“[H]e has no explanation at all, and can in principle have none, of the miraculous fit between the structures we have imposed on the world, apparently independently of anything in the world, and the way the world responds to our practical action on it based on the predictions thought up by our minds – successfully coping with the challenges of nature, technology, etc. Nor can he explain – in fact he never tries – how we can know other human beings as just as real as ourselves and successfully exchange information with them in interpersonal dialogue. For if it is really I that am structuring your being and the…

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My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.
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3 Responses to Interesting Criticism of Kant

  1. jamesbradfordpate says:

    Hi Laurie! I told you a while back that I will be reading and blogging about a book on Levi-Strauss. Well, I have to return the book tomorrow. I will get to it someday, though—-maybe a few months. I should probably beef up my knowledge about anthropology, structuralism—-you know, Levi-Strauss stuff.


  2. I read Triste Tropiques by Claude Levi-Strausses during my N.Y.U days and it affected me deeply, all in a good way. I think that you will enjoy it. 🙂


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