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[A142/B182] In the Schematism Kant writes, "the pure image of all magnitudes...for outer sense is space; that if all objects of the senses in general is time. But the pure schema of magnitude, as a concept of the understanding, is number, a representation which comprises the successive addition of homogeneous units....due to my generating time itself in the apprehension of the intuition". All representations have extensive magnitude, insofar as they "fill" time; in addition, all sensations (and therefore appearances, whose content "corresponds" to sensation) have intensive magnitude, a "degree of sensation" according to how strongly the sensation "influences" the senses. [A168/B210] Whereas extensive magnitudes are "objective" and created through a synthesis of units (e.g., quanta), intensive magnitudes are "subjective" as "apprehended only as unity" (not as an aggregation of quanta) (Extensive magnitude: figure and extension. Intensive magnitude: in sensation, the "affectations" of inner sense of my own states have a degree.)

 

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