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Ernst Cassirer's Neo-Kantian Philosophy of Geometry
One of the most important philosophical topics in the early twentieth century – and a topic that was seminal in the emergence of analytic philosophy – was the relationship between Kantian philosophyExpand
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Kant's Construction of Nature
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The priority principle from Kant to Frege
In a famous passage (A68/B93), Kant writes that �the understanding can make no other use of [�] concepts than that of judging by means of them.� Kant's thought is often called the thesis of theExpand
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Afterword to special issue on mathematical depth
Author(s): Ernst, Michael; Heis, Jeremy; Maddy, Penelope; McNulty, Michael Bennett; Weatherall, James Owen
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Critical philosophy begins at the very point where logistic leaves off: Cassirer's Response to Frege and Russell
  • J. Heis
  • Philosophy
  • Perspectives on Science
  • 20 October 2010
This paper concerns the reception of the new logic and logicism of Frege and Russell among the German Neo-Kantian philosophers of the Marburg school. Paul Natorp and Ernst Cassirer both object toExpand
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Kant (vs. Leibniz, Wolff and Lambert) on real definitions in geometry
  • J. Heis
  • Philosophy
  • Canadian Journal of Philosophy
  • 2 November 2014
This paper gives a contextualized reading of Kant's theory of real definitions in geometry. Though Leibniz, Wolff, Lambert and Kant all believe that definitions in geometry must be ‘real’, theyExpand
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Attempts to Rethink Logic
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Realism, functions, and the a priori: Ernst Cassirer's philosophy of science.
  • J. Heis
  • Philosophy, Medicine
  • Studies in history and philosophy of science
  • 1 December 2014
This paper presents the main ideas of Cassirer's general philosophy of science, focusing on the two aspects of his thought that--in addition to being the most central ideas in his philosophy ofExpand
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The Fact of Modern Mathematics: Geometry, Logic, and Concept Formation in Kant and Cassirer
It is now commonly accepted that any adequate history of late nineteenth and early twentieth century philosophy - and thus of the origins of analytic philosophy - must take seriously the role ofExpand
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Frege, Lotze, and Boole
In the ‘analytic tradition’, Hans Sluga wrote thirty years ago in his book Gottlob Frege, there has been a ‘lack of interest in historical questions — even in the question of its own roots.Expand
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