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11. Knowledge Aims / C. Knowing Reality / 3. Idealism / b. Transcendental idealism

[reality exists with our cognitive structure]

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Kant says things-in-themselves cause sensations, but then makes causation transcendental! [Henry of Ghent, by Pinkard]
Kant's idealism is a limited idealism based on the viewpoint of empiricism [Kant, by Feuerbach]
In Kantian idealism, objects fit understanding, not vice versa [Kant, by Feuerbach]
For Kant experience is either structured like reality, or generates reality's structure [Kant, by Gardner]
The concepts that make judgeable experiences possible are created spontaneously [Kant, by Pinkard]
'Transcendental' cognition concerns what can be known a priori of its mode [Kant]
We cannot know things in themselves, but are confined to appearances [Kant]
We have proved that bodies are appearances of the outer senses, not things in themselves [Kant]
Everything we intuit is merely a representation, with no external existence (Transcendental Idealism) [Kant]
I admit there are bodies outside us [Kant]
'Transcendental' is not beyond experience, but a prerequisite of experience [Kant]
Poetry is transcendental when it connects the ideal to the real [Schlegel,F]
The thing-in-itself is an empty dream [Fichte, by Pinkard]
Fichte's logic is much too narrow, and doesn't deduce ethics, art, society or life [Schlegel,F on Fichte]
Fichte believed in things-in-themselves [Fichte, by Moore,AW]
We can deduce experience from self-consciousness, without the thing-in-itself [Fichte]
Object for a subject and representation are the same thing [Schopenhauer]
Kant rightly separates appearance and thing-in-itself [Schopenhauer]
Consciousness is absolute reality, and everything exists through consciousness [Feuerbach]
Appearances are nothing beyond representations, which is transcendental ideality [Moore,AW]
Transcendental idealism aims to explain objectivity through subjectivity [Bowie]
Unlike speculative idealism, transcendental idealism assumes the mind is embodied [Meillassoux]