Single Idea 21920

[catalogued under 7. Existence / E. Categories / 1. Categories]

Full Idea

Schopenhauer dispenses with Kant's a priori categories, since all interrelations between representations are given through the principle of sufficient reason.

Gist of Idea

No need for a priori categories, since sufficient reason shows the interrelations


report of Arthur Schopenhauer (Fourfold Root of Princ of Sufficient Reason [1813]) by Peter B. Lewis - Schopenhauer 3

Book Reference

Lewis, Peter B.: 'Schopenhauer' [Reaktion Books 2012], p.73

A Reaction

I'm not sure how Schopenhauer manages this move. Is it the stoic idea that reality has a logical structure, which can be inferred? Sounds good to me. Further investigation required.