Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science ( German: Metaphysische Anfangsgründe der Naturwissenschaft) is a 1786 book by the philosopher Immanuel Kant . Summary The book is divided into four chapters. The chapters are concerned with the metaphysical foundations of phoronomy (now called kinematics ), dynamics, mechanics, and phenomenology .
- Metaphysische Anfangsgründe der Naturwissenschaft
- Immanuel Kant
Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science Immanuel Kant Preface can present anything concerning existence. The necessary propositions involved in natural science, therefore, have to be the concept-based ones that deﬁne ‘metaphysics of Nature’. There are two possibilities for what they might be:
The Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science presents his most mature reflections on these themes in the context of both his 'critical' philosophy, presented in the Critique of Pure Reason, and the natural science of his time.
- Immanuel Kant, Michael Friedman
29 de jul. de 2009 · Summary. The Metaphysische Anfangsgründe der Naturwissenschaft (hereinafter: Metaphysical Foundations) first appeared in 1786 (with second and third printings in 1787 and 1800 respectively). This work thus belongs to the most creative decade of Kant's so-called critical period: the decade of the first edition of the Critique of Pure ...
voted to issues in the philosophy of natural science. Kant was not a “philosopher of science” in the sense now familiar within the Anglo-American tradition – a specialist focused on the nature and methods of scientiﬁc inquiry, say, or on the foundations of some particular science, suchasphysicsorbiology ...