A Priori Laws and the External World

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dc.contributor.advisor Buras, Todd Byrd, Cameron 2012-05-03
dc.description.abstract This thesis demonstrates that any interpretation of the status of ‘mind-independent reality’ or ‘the external world’ in Kant’s transcendental idealism is incomplete if it fails to account for the metaphysical implications of the Critique of Practical Reason. Moreover, I argue that Kant’s description of ‘experience,’ when taken in conjunction with the metaphysical implications of the second Critique, probably (if not necessarily) excludes the existence of the traditional conception of physical matter. en_US
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dc.subject Philosophy en_US
dc.subject Kant's Transcendental Idealism en_US
dc.subject Critique of Pure Reason en_US
dc.subject Critique of Practical Reason en_US
dc.subject Metaphysics en_US
dc.subject Epistemology en_US
dc.subject Ethics en_US
dc.title A Priori Laws and the External World en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.rights.accessrights Worldwide access en_US
dc.contributor.department Philosophy en_US
dc.contributor.schools honors college en_US

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