Kant’s Theory of Judgment


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Kant’s Theory of Judgment: An Analysis of the Problematic Objectivity of Sensory Perception/Appearances of Synthetic A Priori in the Prolegomena
This philosophical study will analyze the major problem with natural objectivity in the synthetic a priori argument that Kant brings forth in his judgment of knowledge and experience through sensory perception. In Kant’s Prolegomena, the focus of external objects existing outside of the realm of experience via synthetic a priori does not adequately explain mathematical or scientific objectivity in the mind. Kant does not adequately defer the fact that the human senses are being processed through the mind, and therefore, they still “appearances” being processed of the objects being observed. Also,...
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.....hrough observation via the senses, which is invariably connected to the cognitive and mental function of the brain as a “sensory” organ. This is also true in the way Kant rationalizes metaphysical existence through a priori in the anti-skeptical arguments against Hume’s skepticism about the mind’s intuitiveness, which implausibly relies to heavily on the rationalism of the mind resolve obvious sensory barriers to causation.
Hume, D. (1975). Enquiries concerning human understanding and concerning the principles of morals. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Kant, I. (2011). Prolegomena to any future metaphysics. Minnesota State University. Retrieved from http://www.mnstate.edu/gracyk/courses/phil%20306/kant_materials/prolegomena1.htm