I came across this review of Maimon’s essay this morning in U of Toronto’s Journal for Jewish Thought.
Upon its (Essay on Transcendental Philosophy) original publication in 1790, none of the philosophers asked (Beck, Reinhold and Schmid) consented to review it; instead, Maimon was sent the following, “Three speculative thinkers of our time have refused to review your work, estimating that they did not have the power to penetrate profoundly enough the meaning of its inquiries.”
Interesting, I had never heard about this (fake?) humility on the part of Beck, Reinhold and Schmid…
Read the full review here