Chapter 11. Hamann's Metacritique of Kant: Deconstructing the Transcendental Dream

  1. John R. Betz

Published Online: 24 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304572.ch11

After Enlightenment: The Post-Secular Vision of J. G. Hamann

After Enlightenment: The Post-Secular Vision of J. G. Hamann

How to Cite

Betz, J. R. (2008) Hamann's Metacritique of Kant: Deconstructing the Transcendental Dream, in After Enlightenment: The Post-Secular Vision of J. G. Hamann, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304572.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

Book Series:

  1. Illuminations: Theory and Religion

Book Series Editors:

  1. Catherine Pickstock,
  2. John Milbank and
  3. Graham Ward

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162463

Online ISBN: 9781444304572

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Keywords:

  • Hamann's metacritique of Kant - deconstructing transcendental dream;
  • Hamann's metacritique of Kant;
  • Transcendental “mystique” - first review of critique of pure reason;
  • Kant's Scheidekunst;
  • metacritique - brief history of purisms of reason;
  • Kant's Prolegomena - stands in relation to scholastic metaphysics as “chemistry to alchemy”;
  • “genealogical priority” of language;
  • language as sacrament

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Transcendental “Mystique”: The First Review of the Critique of Pure Reason

  • The Metacritique: A Brief History of the Purisms of Reason

  • The “Genealogical Priority” of Language

  • Language as a Sacrament