Are There Pure Forms of Thought?

  • Moritz Schlick
Part of the LEP Library of Exact Philosophy book series (LEP, volume 11)


We come now to examine the last possibility that might still hold out some hope of an a priori knowledge of reality. Perhaps concepts can supply what intuition is unable to provide. Perhaps Kant is right when he says that our thought can make apodictically valid judgments about empirical reality because thought itself participates in the construction of empirical objects, because nothing can become an object for us without having been given its form by the categories.


Empirical Object Logical Idealist Unattainable Goal Valid Judgment Absolute Fact 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1974

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  • Moritz Schlick

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