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Images de Kant et formes du criticisme dans la philosophie française contemporaine : 1854-1986

Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to provide the first systematic account of the reception of Kant’s thought in contemporary French philosophy. The inquiry covers a period spanning from the 1850s, when the three Critiques are translated into French and criticism begins to spread with-in the university, until the 1980s, which are the background of the last great debates on the Kantian legacy. However, this work is not content with producing a chronological doxography of the main interpretations of Kant. On the contrary, by combining historical contextualization and theoretical scrutiny, it seeks to understand them in light of the philosophical, disciplinary, scientific and political stakes that affected the evolution of French thought. Special attention is therefore paid to the intellectual contexts that serve as a background to this reception, in order to better understand the role played by Kant in shaping the national philosophical tradition, especially with regard to the relations with Germany and, in France, between philosophy and the sciences. The research, which belongs to the field of the history of philosophy, borrows tools from the history of ideas and intellectual history, without neglecting the specificity and the autonomy of the philosophical debates. The main objective is to fill an important historiographical gap, while also reflecting on the continuities and discontinuities marking the history of contemporary French thought and on the genesis of national philosophical traditions in a European context.
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Pietro Terzi. Images de Kant et formes du criticisme dans la philosophie française contemporaine : 1854-1986. Philosophie. Université de Nanterre - Paris X; Fondazione Collegio San Carlo (Modène (Italie)), 2020. Français. ⟨NNT : 2020PA100002⟩. ⟨tel-02892080⟩



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