Hein van den Berg
Winner Dissertation Prize 2011
Kant on Proper Science. Biology in the Critical Philosophy and the Opus Postumum
Supervisors: Prof. dr W. R. de Jong en dr E. O. J. Onnasch
Nomination: VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Philosophy
Report by the selection committee
This study is an important contribution to the knowledge of Kant’s philosophy. Kant’s views on the methodology of the natural sciences have attracted attention for a long time. His ideas about biology as a natural science have seldom been studied.