Kant and experimental philosophy

  title={Kant and experimental philosophy},
  author={Andrew Cooper},
  journal={British Journal for the History of Philosophy},
  pages={265 - 286}
  • Andrew Cooper
  • Published 26 January 2017
  • Philosophy
  • British Journal for the History of Philosophy
ABSTRACT While Kant introduces his critical philosophy in continuity with the experimental tradition begun by Francis Bacon, it is widely accepted that his Copernican revolution places experimental physics outside the bounds of science. Yet scholars have recently contested this view. They argue that in Critique of the Power of Judgment Kant’s engagement with the growing influence of vitalism in the 1780s leads to an account of nature’s formative power that returns experimental physics within… 
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