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The universe in the universe. German idealism and the natural history of mind (2013)
Journal Article
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.

Ein blick auf den post-kopernikanischen dogmatismus: Die antinomien des transzendentalen naturalismus (2013)
Book Chapter
Grant, I. H. (2013). Ein blick auf den post-kopernikanischen dogmatismus: Die antinomien des transzendentalen naturalismus. In R. Brassier, G. Harman, & A. Toscano (Eds.), Realismus Jetzt (76-121). Merve Verlag

What is the dogmatism against which transcendental philosophy launched its Copernican revolution? Since Kant’s invention of the thing-in-itself, philosophers are apt to think dogmatism in terms of an access problem, and therefore to conclude that any... Read More about Ein blick auf den post-kopernikanischen dogmatismus: Die antinomien des transzendentalen naturalismus.

The law of insuperable environment: What is exhibited in the exhibition of the process of nature? (2013)
Journal Article
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?.

What is an action? Ground and consequent in Schelling's philosophy of nature (2013)
Book Chapter
Grant, I. H. (2013). What is an action? Ground and consequent in Schelling's philosophy of nature. In E. C. Corriero, & A. Dezi (Eds.), Nature and Realism in Schelling's Philosophy (3-26). Torino: Accademia University Press

Schelling's dynamics entail that an action is one just when something ensues that was not. Pursuing this account demonstrates the continuity of the philosophy of freedom with that of nature, such that the later is not a different species than the ear... Read More about What is an action? Ground and consequent in Schelling's philosophy of nature.

How nature came to be thought: Schelling’s paradox and the problem of location (2013)
Journal Article
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.