Constituting Objectivity Transcendental Perspectives on Modern Physics

In recent years, many philosophers of modern physics came to the conclusion that the problem of how objectivity is constituted (rather than merely given) can no longer be avoided, and therefore that a transcendental approach in the spirit of Kant is now philosophically relevant. The usual excuse for...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Bitbol, Michael (Editor), Kerszberg, Pierre (Editor), Petitot, Jean (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2009, 2009
Edition:1st ed. 2009
Series:The Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science, A Series of Books in Philosophy of Science, Methodology, Epistemology, Logic, History of Science, and Related Fields
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Can Empiricism Leave Its Realism Behind? Toward a Dialogue with Transcendentalists
  • A Physicist's Approach to Kant
  • Structural Realism and Abductive-Transcendental Arguments
  • Provisional Knowledge
  • Historical Survey of Transcendental Readings of Physics
  • Newton and Kant on Absolute Space: From Theology to Transcendental Philosophy
  • On Kant's Transcendental Account of Newtonian Mechanics
  • Ernst Cassirer: Open Constitution by Functional A Priori and Symbolical Structuring
  • On the Transposition of the Substantial into the Functional: Bringing Cassirer's Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics into the Twenty-First Century
  • Moritz Schlick: Between Synthetic A Priori Judgment and Conventionalism
  • Carnap's Relativised A Priori and Ontology
  • Transcendental Epistemologies and Modern Physics
  • The Transcendental Domain of Physics
  • Determinism, Determination, and Objectivity in Modern Physics
  • The Constitution of Objects in Classical Physics and in Quantum Physics
  • Laws of Nature: The Kantian Approach
  • The Transcendental Role of the Principle of Anticipations of Perception in Quantum Mechanics
  • Can the Principle of Least Action Be Considered a Relativized A Priori?
  • A Critical Accountof Physical Reality
  • Einstein, Kant, and the Relativized A Priori
  • A Cognizable Universe: Transcendental Arguments in Physical Cosmology
  • Hermann Weyl and “First Philosophy”: Constituting Gauge Invariance
  • Old Wine Enriched in New Bottles: Kantian Flavors in Bohr's Viewpoint of Complementarity
  • A Transcendental Account of Correspondence and Complementarity
  • The Convergence of Transcendental Philosophy and Quantum Physics: Grete Henry-Hermann's 1935 Pioneering Proposal
  • Decoherence and the Constitution of Objectivity
  • The Entangled Roots of Objective Knowledge
  • Can Classical Description of Physical Reality Be Considered Complete?
  • A View of the Symbolic Structure of Modern Physics
  • Symbolic Constructions in Quantum Field Theory
  • Noncommutative Geometry and Transcendental Physics
  • Debate About the Relevance of Transcendental Epistemology for Modern Physics: Transcendentalism, Empiricism and Realism