Readership: Scholars and advanced students in history of philosophy, especially those working on Kant.
Corey W. Dyck, University of Western Ontario
Corey W. Dyck specializes in the history of German philosophy, with an emphasis on the eighteenth century and Kant in particular. His recent research has focused on issues in metaphysics and the philosophy of mind in the period from Wolff to Kant, and he has published articles in Journal of the History of Philosophy, Kant-Studien, British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Philosophy Compass, Kantian Review, and the Kant Yearbook. In addition, he has recently co-translated (with Daniel O. Dahlstrom), Moses Mendelssohn's Morning Hours: Lectures on God's
Existence (Springer, 2011). He is currently an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Western Ontario.
"One can learn much from this careful study, which I recommend to all students of Kant, but especially to those who have neglected the intellectual context of Kant's developing thought." - Journal of the History of Philosophy
Note on Translations and Key to Abbreviations and Citations
List of Important Figures in the History of German Rational Psychology
1: The Marriage of Reason and Experience: Wolff's Rational Psychology
2: From Wolff to Kant: Rational Psychology in the Eighteenth Century
3: Pure Rational Psychology and the Substantiality of the Soul
4: The Achilles and the Tortoise: The Simplicity of the Soul
5: The Aeneas Argument: The Personality of the Soul
6: Cartesian Questions: Idealism and the Illusion of the Soul
7: Kant's Impure Rational Psychology: Fundamental Forces and the Investigation of Inner Appearances