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Studies in German Idealism

McDowell and Hegel

Perceptual Experience, Thought and Action

Editors: Sanguinetti, Federico, Abath, André (Eds.)

  • Is the first and unique extended work on the relations between Hegel’s and McDowell’s thought
  • Contributes to the contemporary rehabilitation of Hegel within the Anglo-American philosophical tradition
  • Brings together renowned scholars and younger researchers working at the cutting edge of the topics covered
  • Offers a key contribution to the overcoming of the Analytic/Continental divide in philosophy
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This book presents a comprehensive and detailed exploration of the relationship between the thought of G.W.F. Hegel and that of John McDowell, the latter of whom is widely considered to be one of the most influential living analytic philosophers. It serves as a point of entry in McDowell’s and Hegel’s philosophy, and a substantial contribution to ongoing debates on perceptual experience and perceptual justification, naturalism, human freedom and action. The chapters gathered in this volume, as well as McDowell’s responses, make it clear that McDowell’s work paves the way for an original reading of Hegel’s texts. His conceptual framework allows for new interpretive possibilities in Hegel’s philosophy which, until now, have remained largely unexplored. Moreover, these interpretations shed light on various aspects of continuity and discontinuity between the philosophies of these two authors, thus defining more clearly their positions on specific issues. In addition, they allow us to see Hegel’s thought as containing a number of conceptual tools that might be useful for advancing McDowell’s own philosophy and contemporary philosophy in general.

About the authors

Federico Sanguinetti received his PhD in Philosophy from both the University of Padova (2013) and the University of Münster (2015) and is now Professor of Philosophy at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN). He specializes in Classical German Philosophy and contemporary epistemology. He is author of the book La teoria hegeliana della sensazione (“Hegel’s Theory of Sensation”) and of several essays on Hegel and McDowell.

André J. Abath received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Sheffield (2007), and is now Professor of Philosophy at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). He specializes in philosophy of perception, philosophy of mind and epistemology, and has written several articles in these areas.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • McDowell and Hegel: An Introduction

    Sanguinetti, Federico (et al.)

    Pages 1-26

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  • What Is the Phenomenology About?

    McDowell, John

    Pages 29-40

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  • McDowell, Hegel and Allison’s Reading of Kant

    Rockmore, Tom

    Pages 43-55

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  • Contextualism and Perceptive Experience: Reading Kant and Hegel through McDowell

    Lima, Erick

    Pages 57-76

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  • Hegel, McDowell, and Perceptual Experience: A Response to John McDowell

    Houlgate, Stephen

    Pages 79-96

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
McDowell and Hegel
Book Subtitle
Perceptual Experience, Thought and Action
Editors
  • Federico Sanguinetti
  • André Abath
Series Title
Studies in German Idealism
Series Volume
20
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-98896-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-98896-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-98895-5
Series ISSN
1571-4764
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 273
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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