Here you can find original research produced by and in collaboration with the Kant and Laws network, both in print and forthcoming.
Massimi, M. and Breitenbach, A. (eds.) (March 2017) Kant and the Laws of Nature, Cambridge University Press.
Massimi, M. (March 2017) “Grounds, modality, and nomic necessity in the Critical Kant”, in Massimi, M. and Breitenbach A. (eds.) Kant and the Laws of Nature, Cambridge University Press.
A. Breitenbach and M. Massimi (eds.) Special Issue of The Monist on “Laws of Nature” (expected publication date July 2017).
M. Massimi (2016) Oxford Bibliographies Online article on “Kant and the Laws of Nature”.
Massimi, M. (ed.) (2014) Kant and the laws of nature. Special Issue of Kant-Studien 105(4), pp. 469–597. This volume includes:
- Michela Massimi, Preface
- Eric Watkins, What is, for Kant a Law of Nature?
- Michela Massimi, Prescribing laws to nature. Part I. Newton, the pre-Critical Kant, and three problems about the lawfulness of nature
- Konstantin Pollok, ‘The understanding prescribes laws to nature’: Spontaneity, Legislation, and Kant’s Transcendental Hylomorphism
- Michael Friedman, Laws of Nature and Causal Necessity
- Peter McLaughlin, Transcendental Presuppositions and Ideas of Reason
- Andrew Chignell, Modal Motivations for Noumenal Ignorance: Knowledge, Cognition, and Coherence
M. Massimi (ed.) (2013), Special Section: Philosophy of natural science from Newton to Kant, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 44:3, Elsevier. The volume includes:
- Michela Massimi, Philosophy of natural science from Newton to Kant
- Andrew Janiak, Three concepts of causation in Newton
- Katherine Brading, Three principles of unity in Newton
- Eric Schliesser, On reading Newton as an Epicurean: Kant, Spinozism and the changes to the Principia
- Eric Watkins, The early Kant’s (anti-) Newtonianism
- Mary Domski, Kant and Newton on the a priori necessity of geometry
- Robert Disalle, The transcendental method from Newton to Kant
- Katherine Dunlop, Mathematical method and Newtonian science in the philosophy of Christian Wolff
- Sheldon R. Smith, Does Kant have a pre-Newtonian picture of force in the balance argument? An account of how the balance argument works
- Michela Massimi and Silvia De Bianchi, Cartesian echoes in Kant’s philosophy of nature
- Marius Stan, Kant’s third law of mechanics: The long shadow of Leibniz
Forthcoming Publications (pre-prints available in Massimi‘s personal website)
Massimi, M. (in print) “Kant on the ideality of space and the argument from Spinozism”, in J. O’Shea (ed.) Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason: A Critical Guide (Cambridge University Press).
M. Massimi (in print) “The Legacy of Newton for the pre-Critical Kant”, in E. Schliesser and C. Smeenk (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Newton, OUP.
M. Massimi (scheduled publication date 2018) “Laws of nature and nomic necessity. Was Kant really a projectivist?”. Proceedings of the 12. International Kant Kongress Nature and Freedom. Ed. Violetta Waibel and Margit Ruffing (Berlin: De Gruyter).