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[A79/B105] Kant defines categories as "pure concepts of the understanding which apply a priori to objects of intuition in general". [B128] Kant characterizes categories as "concepts of an object in general, by means of which the intuition of an object is regarded as determined in respect of one of the logical function of judgment." (The table of categories parallels the table of judgments; the latter lists "logical functions in all possible judgments". In the Deduction Kant maintains that the categories are the basis of all experience in the sense that all thought about objects (in B: all judgment generally) must employ the categories (which is to say the concepts have objective validity). [A119] In the Deduction in A, Kant concludes that "pure understanding, by means of the categories, is a formal and synthetic principle of all experience". [B143] In the Deduction in B, the parallel conclusion is "all sensible intuitions are subject to the categories, as conditions under which alone their manifold can come together in one consciousness". [A80/B106] In the table of categories, Kant divides the categories into four groupings, quantity, quality, relation, and modality.
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A posteriori know...A priori knowledge
A priori, analyti...
A priori, theory ...A priori,presuppo...ABSOLUTE
ABSTRACTION
ABSURDITY
AFFINITY
ALTERATION (CHANGE)
AMPHIBOLY
ANALOGY OF EXPERI...
ANALYTIC
ANALYTIC METHOD
ANALYTIC UNITY OF...
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ANTICIPATION OF P...
ANTINOMY
APOAGOGIC
APPEARANCE
APPREHENSION
APRIORI
ARCHETYPE
ARCHITECTONIC
ATTENTION
ATTRIBUTE
AUTHENTICITY
AXIOMS OF INTUITION
Abbott, Lyman
Abdera
Abelard, Peter
Abelson, Robert
Abernathy, John
Absolute
Absolute idealism
Absolute theism
Absolutes
Absolutism
Abstract ideas
Acquaintance
Act agapism
Act deontology
Act teleology
Act utilitarianism
Action
Action theory
Adams
Adams, Jay E
Adams, Thomas
Aenesidemus
Aesthetic hedonism
Aesthetic humanism
Aesthetic stage
Aesthetics
Aeterni Patris
Agapism
Agapistic ethics
Agnostic
Agnosticism
Albertus Magnus
Albigensians
Albright, Jacob
Alesius, Alexander
Alexander, Archib...Alexander, James W.
Alexander, Samuel
Alleine, Joseph
Allon, Henry
Altizer, Thomas J...Altruism
Altruistic
Altruistic hedonism
Ambrose
Ambrose, Isaac
Amish
Ammann, Jacob
Anabaptist
Analogical predic...Analysis
Analytic philosophy
Analytical
Analytical philos...Analytical statem...
Anamnesis
Anarchism
Anaxagoras
Anaximander
Anaximenes
Anderson, James
Anderson, John R.
Andrewes, Lancelot
Angier, John
Animal faith
Anselm
Anthony of Padua
Anthropology
Anthropomorphism
Antifallibilism

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