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Author Malabou, Catherine, author.

Title Before tomorrow : epigenesis and rationality / Catherine Malabou ; translated by Carolyn Shread.

Published Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, [2016]
©2016.

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Uniform title Avant demain. English
Physical description xiv, 223 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-218) and index.
Contents 1 Paragraph 27 of the Critique of Pure Reason 20 -- Presentation of the Initial Problem: The Origin of the Categories 20 -- Equivocal Generation, Preformation, and Epigenesis 21 -- Hume and Pre-established Harmony 23 -- Third Way 24 -- 2 Caught between Skeptical Readings 27 -- Predispositions 27 -- "Formation without Preformation" 28 -- Embryonic Development is Necessarily Unpredictable 29 -- Readings and Contradictions 31 -- Further Methodological Details 32 -- 3 Difference between Genesis and Epigenesis 35 -- Epigenesis and Epicenter 35 -- Localization and Surface 38 -- 4 Kant's "Minimal Preformationism" 40 -- "Pure" Readings of §27 40 -- "System of the Epigenesis of Pure Reason": The Objective Genitive Hypothesis 42 -- Reductive Division of the Source 43 -- Rejecting "Empiricist" Readings 44 -- Some Reminders about Metaphysical Knowledge 48 -- Metaphysical Deduction and the Transcendental Deduction 49 -- Preformed Epigenesis 50 -- 5 Germs, Races, Seeds 53 -- Four Main Exploratory Tracks 53 -- Kant to Herder: The Limits of the Formative Drive 55 -- Epigenesis and Anthropological Variety 58 -- On Human Races 59 -- "Intellectual" Epigenesis 61 -- Critique of the Power of Judgment 62 -- A "Maximal" Preformationism? 64 -- 6 "Neo-Skeptical" Thesis and Its Evolution 66 -- Who's a Skeptic? Role Reversal in §27 67 -- Bouveresse Analyzes Kant's Innatism 67 -- From Pre-Established Harmony to Gradual Harmonization 68 -- Another Version of the Source, Another Genesis of Epigenesis 69 -- Against "Nativism": Helmholtz and Boltzmann 71 -- Transcendental Idealism Disappears from the Debate: Frege versus Darwin 74 -- 7 From Epigenesis to Epigenetics 78 -- Defining Epigenetics 78 -- To be Done, Once and for All, with "Everything's Genetic" 80 -- Importance of Environment 81 -- "Neural Darwinism" and Brain Epigenesis 83 -- Synaptic Mechanisms 83 -- Selection Levels 84 -- Example of Mathematics 85 -- Edelman's Theory of Systems of Recognition 86 -- From Methylation to Hermeneutics 88 -- 8 From Code to Book 90 -- Problem of History 90 -- Epigenesis and Teleology 92 -- "Life and History Are Fields Not of Explanation, But Rather of Interpretation" 94 -- 9 Irreducible Foucault 100 -- What Is Enlightenment? 100 -- Elaboration of the Subject and Access to Truth: Prelude to Agreement 102 -- Genealogy and Archeology 105 -- End of the Order of Genetic Derivation? 106 -- Two A Priori 107 -- Transcendental as a Residuum 109 -- 10 Time in Question 111 -- Stem and Root 111 -- Taking Stock 112 -- Schematism and Objectivity 114 -- Second Edition 116 -- What We Might Have Understood 117 -- Why Didn't I Take Heidegger's Lead? 119 -- 11 No Agreement 120 -- Return to §27: The Impotence of the Transcendental Deduction 121 -- Hume beyond Himself 123 -- Wholly Other World 124 -- 12 Dead End 129 -- Between Censure and License 129 -- Heidegger to Meillassoux: What Finitude? 131 -- Meiilassoux to Heidegger: Alterity and the Critique of Property 140 -- Towards a Critique of Neurobiological Reason 148 -- To Conclude 153 -- 13 Towards and Epigenetic Paradigm of Rationality 155 -- Why a New Paradigm? 156 -- Genesis, Epigenesis, Hermeneutics: Ricæur's Contribution 157 -- From the First to the Third Critique: The Intrication of the Transcendental and the Biological 160 -- Difference in Causality 161 -- Order of Nature and Systematic Order: Examining Purposiveness 163 -- Return Effect of the Third Critique on the First 166 -- Life and Factual Rationality 168 -- Other Contingency and the Other Necessity 170 -- Structure and Evolution 173 -- 14 Can We Relinquish the Transcendental? 175 -- End of the Divorce between Primordial Temporality and Leveled-Down Time 175 -- Regarding the Possible Non-World 176 -- Biological Reason 178 -- Thorny Problem of Analogy 180 -- Invariance and Reorganization 182 -- Kant Tomorrow 184.
Other author Shread, Carolyn P. T., 1968- translator.
Subject Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804. Kritik der reinen Vernunft.
Epigenesis.
Realism.
Practical reason.
Philosophy, Modern -- 21st century.
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