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The Critique of Pure Reason

By Kant, Immanuel

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Excerpt: Human reason, in one sphere of its cognition, is called upon to consider questions, which it cannot decline, as they are presented by its own nature, but which it cannot answer, as they transcend every faculty of the mind. It falls into this difficulty without any fault of its own. It begins with principles, which cannot be dispensed with in the field of experience, and the truth and sufficiency of which are, at the same time, insured by experience. With these principles it rises, in obedience to the laws of its own nature, to ever higher and more remote conditions. But it quickly discovers that, in this way, its labours must remain ever incomplete, because new questions never cease to present themselves; and thus it finds itself compelled to have recourse to principles which transcend the region of experience, while they are regarded by common sense without distrust. It thus falls into confusion and contradictions, from which it conjectures the presence of latent errors, which, however, it is unable to discover, because the principles it employs, transcending the limits of experience, cannot be tested by that criterion. The arena of these endless contests is called Metaphysic.

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Table of Contents: The Critique of Pure Reason, 1 -- Immanuel Kant, 1 -- Preface TO THE FIRST EDITION, 1781, 2 -- Preface TO THE SECOND EDITION, 1787, 6 -- Introduction, 15 -- I. Of the difference between Pure and Empirical Knowledge, 15 -- II. The Human Intellect, even in an Unphilosophical State, is in Possession of Certain -- Cognitions a priori, 16 -- III. Philosophy stands in need of a Science which shall Determine the Possibility, Principles, and -- Extent of Human Knowledge a priori, 17 -- IV. Of the Difference Between Analytical and Synthetical Judgements, 18 -- V. In all Theoretical Sciences of Reason, Synthetical Judgements a priori are contained as -- Principles, 19 -- VI. The Universal Problem of Pure Reason, 21 -- VII. Idea and Division of a Particular Science, under the Name of a Critique of Pure Reason, 23 -- SS I. Introductory, 24 -- Section I. Of Space, 25 -- SS 2. Metaphysical Exposition of this Conception, 25 -- SS 3. Transcendental Exposition of the Conception of Space, 26 -- SS 4. Conclusions from the foregoing Conceptions, 27 -- Section II. Of Time, 28 -- SS 5 Metaphysical Exposition of this Conception, 28 -- SS 6 Transcendental Exposition of the Conception of Time, 29 -- SS 7 Conclusions from the above Conceptions, 29 -- SS 8 Elucidation, 30 -- SS 9 General Remarks on Transcendental Aesthetic, 32 -- SS 10 Conclusion of the Transcendental Aesthetic, 36 -- Transcendental Logic. FIRST DIVISION. TRANSCENDENTAL ANALYTIC. SS I, 40 -- BOOK I, 41 -- SS 2 Analytic of Conceptions, 41 -- Chapter I. Of the Transcendental Clue to the Discovery of all Pure Conceptions of the -- Understanding, 41 -- SS 3. Introductory, 41 -- Section I. Of defined above Use of understanding in General, 41 -- SS 4, 41 -- Section II. Of the Logical Function of the Understanding in Judgements, 42 -- SS 5, 42 -- Section III. Of the Pure Conceptions of the Understanding, or Categories, 44 -- SS 6, 44 -- SS 7, 47 -- SS 8, 48 -- Chapter II Of the Deduction of the Pure Conceptions of the Understanding, 49 -- Section I Of the Principles of a Transcendental Deduction in general, 49 -- SS 9, 49 -- Transition to the Transcendental Deduction of the Categories. SS 10, 51 -- Section II Transcendental Deduction of the pure Conceptions of the Understanding, 53 -- SS 11 Of the Possibility of a Conjunction of the manifold representations given by Sense, 53 -- Of the Originally Synthetical Unity of Apperception. SS 12, 53

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