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Single Idea 5572

[catalogued under 15. Nature of Minds / C. Capacities of Minds / 1. Faculties]

Full Idea

Reason has logical and transcendental faculties.

Gist of Idea

Reason has logical and transcendental faculties

Source

Immanuel Kant (Critique of Pure Reason [1781], B355/A299)

Book Reference

Kant,Immanuel: 'Critique of Pure Reason', ed/tr. Guyer,P /Wood,A W [CUO 1998], p.387


A Reaction

The notion of a transcendental faculty is not entirely clear (despite all Kant's efforts), but it is certainly vital to grasp that rationality extends way beyond logic. The clearest example is induction, which is rational, despite its shortage of logic.