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    Kant developed a distinctive method of philosophical argumentation, the method of transcendental argumentation, which continues to have contemporary philosophical promise. Yet there is considerable disagreement among Kant's interpreters concerning the aim of transcendental arguments. On ambitious interpretations, transcendental arguments aim to establish certain necessary features of the world from the conditions of our thinking about or experiencing the world; they are world-directed. On modest…Read more
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    The Legacy of Salomon Maimon in advance
    Journal of Philosophical Research. forthcoming.
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    Modern Jewish Philosophy: Universal Human Questions Phrased in Concepts Derived from the Jewish Tradition
    International Journal of Philosophical Studies 23 (1): 111-125. 2015.
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    Pessimism in Kant's Ethics and Rational Religion by Dennis Vanden Auweele (review)
    Journal of the History of Philosophy 58 (2): 409-410. 2020.
    In this book, Dennis Vanden Auweele explores the tension between pessimism and optimism in Kant's ethics and philosophy of religion. Going against a long tradition of interpretation that groups Kant together with other classic philosophers of hope, he aims to highlight the latent pessimism in Kant's works, and show that the full-blown pessimism of post-Kantian philosophers such as Schopenhauer can be read as the attempt to "think Kant's project through to its natural end". What Vanden Auweele me…Read more
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    The Legacy of Salomon Maimon
    Journal of Philosophical Research 41 453-498. 2016.
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    This book argues that the development of German philosophy from Kant, through post-Kantian German Idealism, to the thought of Franz Rosenzweig, was largely driven by the perceived promise of Kant's philosophy for solving the conflict of reason, but also by its perceived shortcomings in solving this conflict.
  • Understanding the Body’s Critique: Repeating to Repair
    Perspectives: International Postgraduate Journal of Philosophy 1 (1): 51-63. 2008.
    In the following paper I look at the body as a site where individual and communal normative structures come into view. Drawing from the work of Sigmund Freud and Paul Ricoeur, and through an analysis of the compulsion to repeat, I offer an understanding of psychoanalysis as a practice whereby we decipher the body’s call to configure our individual lives more humanly. This involves the interruption of the compulsion to repeat and the transition from an instinctual and organic development, towards…Read more