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Everything is primal germ or nothing is: The deep field logic of nature (2015)
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Grant, I. H. (2015). Everything is primal germ or nothing is: The deep field logic of nature. Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy, 19(1), 106-124. https://doi.org/10.5840/symposium20151919

In Schelling’s ‘On the Relation between the Real and the Ideal in Nature’ (1806), not only does the titular copula bond real and ideal, but is itself bonded in and by nature. If the copula doesn’t merely bond nature and judgment, but bonds the latter... Read More about Everything is primal germ or nothing is: The deep field logic of nature.

Everything (2015)
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Grant, I. H. (2015). Everything. Monist, 98(2), 156-167. https://doi.org/10.1093/monist/onv003

To picture reality either as not involving its being pictured or as reducible to its being pictured yields inconsistent pictures, since in neither case can anything be pictured. The picture of reality as picture-involving yields the only consistent p... Read More about Everything.

'World' in middle Schelling: Why nature transcendentalizes (2014)
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Grant, I. H. (2014). 'World' in middle Schelling: Why nature transcendentalizes. Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy, 26, 82-108

The importance of 'world' in Schelling's middle philosophy demonstrates that the famous Philosophical Inquiries into the Essence of Human Freedom (1809) retains its ontological value. Because world is not, as in Kant, a mathematical but rather a dyna... Read More about 'World' in middle Schelling: Why nature transcendentalizes.

Il tre dogma di Trascendentalismo (2014)
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Grant, I. H. (2014). Il tre dogma di Trascendentalismo. Rivista di Estetica, 57(3), 241-250

In the early twenty-first century, philosophy stemming from the continental tradition has become overtly realist. This does not mean it abandons the sophisticated structures of reflection for a givenness on the refutation of which its earliest momen... Read More about Il tre dogma di Trascendentalismo.

The universe in the universe. German idealism and the natural history of mind (2013)
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Grant, I. H. (2013). The universe in the universe. German idealism and the natural history of mind. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement, 72, 297-316. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1358246113000167

Recent considerations of mind and world react against philosophical naturalisation strategies by maintaining that the thought of the world is normatively driven to reject reductive or bald naturalism. This paper argues that we may reject bald or‘thou... Read More about The universe in the universe. German idealism and the natural history of mind.

The law of insuperable environment: What is exhibited in the exhibition of the process of nature? (2013)
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Grant, I. H. (2013). The law of insuperable environment: What is exhibited in the exhibition of the process of nature?

Once something is said of something else, this “what it is that exists” or X of which what is said is said, is augmented, however minimally, by its expression. Due to the resulting progressive series, asking after what it is of which what is said is... Read More about The law of insuperable environment: What is exhibited in the exhibition of the process of nature?.

How nature came to be thought: Schelling’s paradox and the problem of location (2013)
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Grant, I. H. (2013). How nature came to be thought: Schelling’s paradox and the problem of location. Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, 44(1), 24-43

In his Predication and Genesis, Wolfram Hogrebe reconstructs Schelling’s Ages of the World along the lines of a theory of predication, while asking, with Schelling, how it is that predication or judgment comes about. In one sense, therefore, the work... Read More about How nature came to be thought: Schelling’s paradox and the problem of location.

Movements of the world: The sources of transcendental philosophy (2011)
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Grant, I. H. (2011). Movements of the world: The sources of transcendental philosophy

A great difference is made to contemporary accounts of transcendental philosophy if the question is raised as to how far down its inquiries into the sources of cognitions extend. It is true that the transcendental deduction is designed to reset the o... Read More about Movements of the world: The sources of transcendental philosophy.

Prospects for a post-Copernican dogmatism: On the antinomies of transcendental naturalism (2009)
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Grant, I. H. (2009). Prospects for a post-Copernican dogmatism: On the antinomies of transcendental naturalism

The essay argues that the transcendental objection to dogmatism is the latter's prioritisation of being over acting. The transcendental alternative is, as in Kant and Fichte, to prioritise acting over being. Yet the naturalistic alternative to this,... Read More about Prospects for a post-Copernican dogmatism: On the antinomies of transcendental naturalism.