1-20 of 60 Search Results for

discursive

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 129–168.
Published: 01 April 2022
... the possibility of there being creatures like us, with both sensibility and understanding, who nevertheless have different pure forms of sensibility. They would be finite rational beings and discursive cognizers. But they would not be human. And this raises a question about the pure forms of the understanding...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 305–308.
Published: 01 April 2002
... these philosophers that has not previ- ously been discussed on this scale. The question arises from the comparison of two features of Neoplatonism. (1) For the Neoplatonist philosopher, discursive thinking does not yield knowledge. By discursive thought (dianoia) is meant the kind of thinking we normally...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (2): 235–266.
Published: 01 April 2000
... of Arithmetic.” 236 KAhT ON MARKS AAiD INTUITION entirely overlooked, distinction between intuitive and discursive marks. In section 5, I connect the foregoing to the debate over Kant’s distinction between intuitions and concepts, and offer a new...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (4): 583–589.
Published: 01 October 2015
... of Understanding” (from the title of chap. 5). Understanding is still the faculty of apperception . But it is no longer inherently discursive , defined in terms of representation by way of concepts. This also opens the way to a new understanding of sensibility. To begin, the purely “sensible” unity of space...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 302–305.
Published: 01 April 2002
... features of Neoplatonism. (1) For the Neoplatonist philosopher, discursive thinking does not yield knowledge. By discursive thought (dianoia) is meant the kind of thinking we normally practice (cf. 73, 99–102). It has to do with objects external to thought, objects mediated by images derived from sense...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 134–138.
Published: 01 January 2019
... seems to feel that this is a case where we simply must let the mystery be. Our discursive modes of thought impose structures on consciousness that prevent us from fully understanding it. Perhaps this is correct, but we are again in a slightly uncomfortable place. Our grasp of consciousness is said...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 1–58.
Published: 01 January 2015
... to this issue later below. For now, let us note that in ME, Kant argues that space is single and prior to its parts , and therefore is an intuition rather than a discursive concept (B39/A25; compare B136n). What Kant means by that is that any determinate space can only be represented by reference to a single...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (2): 301–305.
Published: 01 April 2023
... that ordinary Christians can have—and indeed are called to have—into divine truth. What unites all these varieties of contemplation, Van Nieuwenhove argues, is that they culminate in “a non-discursive moment of understanding ( intuitus simplex ), a simple intellective insight into truth, (what is sometimes...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 118–121.
Published: 01 January 2000
... as diverse as Tyler Burge and Michel Foucault have for the past quarter century been arguing for social rather than narrowly individ- ual views of mental states, according to which part of what makes them the particular states they are has to do with the discursive practices of the surrounding...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 645–648.
Published: 01 October 2000
... their locations in space and time (391-93). Discursive judgments involve intellectual (conceptual) syntheses, but these judgments are made possible by transcendental syntheses of imagi- nation (197). Both of these involve the same intellectual operation (201- 3, 241, 245), a basic reflective activity...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 511–515.
Published: 01 October 2019
... closely. Thus, in chapter 3, Laks investigates in what sense the Presocratics were philosophers . Two pairs of opposites are often invoked in order to differentiate philosophy from other modes of “discursive positions”: (a) myth vs. reason; (b) scientific vs. philosophical rationality. Laks argues...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (4): 579–627.
Published: 01 October 2023
... semantic rules are keyed to whole sign-structure types, whereas L is discursively symbolic since its composition rules are defined recursively over iterated sign types. 22 Discursively symbolic rules have the virtue of productivity, allowing for the interpretation of arbitrarily complex structures...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 485–494.
Published: 01 July 2001
.... By Alessandro Linguiti, ed. Milan: LED, 2000. Pp. 165. 489 BOOKS RECEMD Kant and the Capacity to Judge: Sensibility and Discursivity in the Transcendental Analytic of the Critique of Pure Reason. 1998. Reprint. By Beatrice...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 January 2001
... consistency. Sidgwick is not entirely clear on the matter, but his third and fourth tests for self-evidence may in fact be seen as versions of discursive and social verifications. The third test requires self-evident beliefs to be mutu- ally consistent, the fourth that they not be denied by others...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 308–310.
Published: 01 April 2002
...) to this last idea, which is important for the question of the passage from discursivity to nondiscursive thought. 2 There are a few minor problems in the editing of the book, in particular some incorrect references to Enn. 5.3, cited as 5.2 (71, 74, 99). The Philosophical Review, Vol. 111...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (1): 121–125.
Published: 01 January 2018
... calls “the discursivity thesis,” creates an epistemological difficulty that the TD is meant to resolve. He takes the text at A89–90/B122 to be a definitive characterization of this problem, where Kant states that the categories “do not represent to us the conditions under which objects are given to us...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (2): 273–276.
Published: 01 April 2017
... the back-and-forth of question and answer that constitutes dialectical discussion. If perception is a case of direct and immediate contact with objects, an all-or-nothing matter, the two are wholly disanalogous. If, however, perception is like knowledge in being discursive, propositional, systematic...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (2): 293–297.
Published: 01 April 2023
... each editor contributes a section. Although the chapters are more discursive than, for example, the typical Clarendon commentary, each remains tightly focused on the set passage. Given the space available to me, I discuss only two essays. The topics covered in the other chapters range over Plato’s...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 January 2019
...’ in the third part of the book, of the ‘I think’ proposition at B131–32 in the Transcendental Deduction and the relation between the ‘I think’ as a conceptual representation and the “pre-discursive binding activity of imagination,” which Kant calls ‘transcendental imagination’ or also ‘synthesis...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (4): 523–528.
Published: 01 October 2018
... such possibilities? According to the logicist, our capacity to represent and ultimately know answers to such questions hinges on our (conceptual or discursive) ability to represent propositions that do not entail contradictions. Stang provides plausible evidence for construing significant figures in the German...