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UC Davis Department of Philosophy

Kant

Philosophy Department

1240 Social Sciences and Humanities
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Phone: (530) 752-0607

Fax: (530) 752-8964

Portrait of Immanuel Kant

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These are the reading assignments for this class. Readings are from the Werner Pluhar translation of the Critique and the James Ellington translation of the Prolegomena.

Month Day Topic Critique Prolegomena
January 9 Introduction to Kant 117-120
11 “Leibniz-Wolff” Metaphysics 5-40, 323-343, 755-774 1-8
16 NO CLASS
18 Analytic and Synthetic Judgments 43-68, 668-687 9-22
23 Space 71-81 23-29
25 Time 85-87
30 Transcendental Idealism 81-84, 87-104 29-33, 105-108
February 1 Metaphysical Deduction 105-140 35-43, 60-63
6 Transcendental Deduction 141-150, 175-185
8 Transcendental Deduction 185-203 43-45
13 Substance 204-209, 220-233, 247-258
15 Causality 259-276 47-54
20 NO CLASS
22 Possibility, Existence, Necessity 283-288, 292-302
27 The External World 288-292, 400-418
March 1 Phenomena and Noumena 303-322
6 Rational Psychology 346-387, 424-441 64-73
8 The Magnitude of the World 442-464, 525-529 73-78
13 Freedom vs. Determinism 473-481, 535-553 78-82
15 Existence of God 560-616 82-98
22 Final Examination