Week 1 - The Critical Project

This week we look at the basic structure of Kant’s critical project, and in particular, the issue of “synthetic a priori” judgment.

Readings

Questions

  • What is the difference between an analytic and a synthetic judgment?
  • What is the difference between a priori and a posteriori judgment?
  • What is “cognition”?
  • What problem does Kant think metaphysics faces?