Kantian Journal

2010 Issue №4(34)

Kant's argumentation in the scholia to theorem VI in “Nova dilucidatio”: T. Pinder and J. Schmucker’s interpretations


This article considers Kant’s objection to the ontological argument in his early work “A New Elucidation of the First Principles of Metaphysical Cognition”. The alternative interpretations of Kant’s argumentation offered by T. Pinder and J. Schmucker are discussed. The author comes to the conclusion that none of these interpretations has advantages over the traditional one.

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