Introduction to Monique David-Ménard on Kant and madness

Hypatia 15 (4):77-81 (2000)

Abstract

: Ross examines the relation between thought and madness within the practical and theoretical wings of Kant's critical philosophy. She argues that the notion of critique is formulated as a guard against the tendency of thought to madness. She locates the significance of David-Ménard's essay on Kant's pre-critical works in the idea that Kant's own tendency to madness functions in these early works as a motivational principle for the mature, critical system

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Alison F. Ross
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