Lucy Allais

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Lucy Allais is a philosopher who holds academic positions at both the University of Sussex and the University of Witwatersrand.[1][2]


Allais attained an undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Art History at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, moving on to gain both a masters (B.Phil.) and D.Phil. at the University of Oxford.[1] Following her D.Phil Dr. Allais taught for three years at Oxford, before moving to the University of Sussex in 2004. Between 2006 and 2008 Dr. Allais taught at the University of Witwatersrand. From 2008, Dr. Allais has held a joint position between the University of Witwatersrand, where she is an Associate Professor and the University of Sussex, as Senior Lecturer.[1][2]

List of publications[edit]

  • 'Transcendental idealism and metaphysics: Kant's commitment to things in themselves,' forthcoming, Kantian Yearbook.
  • 'Kant's Argument for Transcendental Idealism in the Transcendental Aesthetic,' forthcoming, Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society.
  • 'Kant, Non-Conceptual Content and the Representation of Space,' The Journal of the History of Philosophy, 47(3), 2009, pp 383–413.
  • 'Kant and the Possibility of Metaphysics' the Routledge Companion to Metaphysics, Robin Le Poidevin, Peter Simons, Andrew McGonigal and Ross Cameron (eds.), Abingdon: Routledge, 2009.
  • 'Wiping the Slate Clean: The Heart of Forgiveness', Philosophy and Public Affairs, 36 (1), 2008.
  • 'Dissolving Reactive Attitudes: Forgiving and Understanding,' The South African Journal of Philosophy, 2008, 27, pp 1–23.
  • 'Forgiveness and Mercy', The South African Journal of Philosophy, 27(1) 2008.
  • 'Kant's Idealism and the Secondary Quality Analogy', Journal of the History of Philosophy, vol 45, no. 3, 2007, pp 459–84.
  • 'Intrinsic Natures: A Critique of Langton on Kant', Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol. LXXIII, no. 1, 2007, pp 144–169.
  • 'Kant's One World', The British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Vol. 12, No. 4, 2004.
  • 'Kant's Transcendental Idealism and Contemporary Anti-Realism', The International Journal of Philosophical Studies, Vol. 11, No. 4, December 2003.
  • 'Social Justice and Retributive Justice,' Social Dynamics, 2008, 34.
  • 'Forgiving without Forgetting', SA Public Law.
  • 'Direct Realism and Transcendental Idealism', The Proceedings of the 10th International Kant Congress, 2008.
  • Review of Beatrice Longuenesse, Kant and the Human Standpoint, Kantian Review, 2007.
  • Review of Richard Dean, The Value of Humanity in Kant's Moral Theory, TLS, July, 2007.
  • Review of Eric Watkins, Kant and the Metaphysics of Causality, The British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2007.
  • 'Twentieth Century Neo-Kantianism', The Encyclopaedia of British Philosophy, Thoemmes, June 2006.
  • Review of Kenneth Westphal, Kant's Transcendental Proof of Realism, The British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2006.
  • Review of Theoretical Philosophy since 1781, The Cambridge Edition of the works of Immanuel Kant, The British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 2005.
  • Review of Zoller, Gunter (ed.), Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics, OUP, and Hatfield, Gary, (ed.) Prolegomena to Any Future *Metaphysics, CUP, The British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 2005.
  • Review of Paul Abela Kant's Empirical Realism, The Times Literary Supplement, July 2002.
  • Review of Sebastian Gardner, Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason, The Philosophers Magazine, 2001.


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