Kant, Reinhold, Fichte, Schelling, Hegel.. Is there anything left from the Kantian movement today in the thoughts of knowledge and nature? The question is focused especially after Popper essentially "removed" (though I don't know if successfully, tell me if not) the dialectic method at the core of those Idealists as pseudo-science.

  • As far as I can tell nothing has changed. Kant and Hegel are still ahead of the game waiting for the rest of the Academy to catch up or to leapfrog them into nondualism. – PeterJ Feb 11 '18 at 11:57
  • @PeterJ really? Didn't Popper completely got rid of the dialectic method by considering it as pseudo-science? – Yechiam Weiss Feb 11 '18 at 12:01
  • Idealism has been shadowed since the 19th century for different reasons. This is particularly true in analytic philosophy throughout the 20th century. Russell and the logical empiricists were quite dismissive of it. However there were neo-kantian in the beginning of 20th century. To my knowledge, large parts of continental philosophy (phenomenology, existentialism) take Hegel, Fichte and Schelling to be important figures. In the analytic tradition, Kant's philosophy also influenced pragmatism a lot and it is still somehow influential (but not Hegel Fichte or Schelling). – Quentin Ruyant Feb 11 '18 at 14:29
  • Anything left? It is hard to avoid them. Positivists themselves were Kantian through and through. More direct followers are Sellars, who is also partial to Hegel, Michael Friedman and McDowell, whose opposition to "disenchanted nature" you may find congenial. Pretty much all of continental philosophy of science is permeated with both. – Conifold Feb 11 '18 at 23:57
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    "Scientific community" is very diverse. Physicists are fans, in aspirational sense especially, biologists, psychologists and sociologists not so much. It is hard to stage something like critical experiments in their fields, and they are not mathematizable enough to make falsificationism formally applicable. Bayesian approach of slow accumulation of improvements is much more popular in soft sciences, I wrote a brief review on hsm. – Conifold Feb 13 '18 at 0:23

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