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Single Idea 3651

[catalogued under 2. Reason / A. Nature of Reason / 3. Pure Reason]

Full Idea

If one never in fact grasps any necessary connections between anything, it is hard to see what reasoning could possible amount to.

Gist of Idea

Perceiving necessary connections is the essence of reasoning

Source

Laurence Bonjour (In Defence of Pure Reason [1998], 4.3)

Book Reference

Bonjour,Laurence: 'In Defense of Pure Reason' [CUP 1998], p.110