Kant's Critical Philosophy For English Readers Volume 1

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byImmanuel Kant

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...The Clue To Discover All Pure Concepts Of The Understanding section II. § 9.' Of the Logical Function of the Understanding in Judgments.--If we abstract from all content, Table of the Categories. 183 'This numbering of paragraphs continued (after a long suspension), from p. 73 above, is used by Kant down to the end of the Deduction, merely for the convenience of reference, and has nothing to say to the divisions and subdivisions of chapters and sections in which he luxuriates. I have preserved it for the same reason. Mr. Meiklejohn has unwarrantably changed it, and so confused some of Kant's references. He has inserted §§ 1-4 in the earlier part of the Analytic, where Kant does not use them, and so finds himself at § 5, where Kant resumes with § 9. The reader who refers to his translation will note this, as I shall refer to Kant's paragraphing, even when I give the pages according to the English translation. and apply ourselves to the mere form of judgments, we find that the function of thought in them can be brought under four heads, each of which contains three phases Momente. Here is the table: i. Quantity of Judgments. 2. Quality. Universal. Affirmative. Particular. Negative. Singular. Infinite. 3. Relation. 4. Modality. Categorical. Problematical. Hypothetical. Assertative. Disjunctive. Apodictical. Some remarks on this table are necessary. 1. Logicians say justly, that singular judgments can be treated as universals in syllogisms, for the whole subject is affirmed of the predicate. But in their quantity, as cognitions, they differ as unity does from infinity, and are therefore materially distinct. Hence thejudicium singulare, as a mere cognition, compared in quantity with other cognitions, must have a...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...The Clue To Discover All Pure Concepts Of The Understanding section II. § 9.' Of the Logical Function of the Un...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021796432X

ISBN - 13:9780217964326

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