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[A43/B61] In the context of the distinction between clear and confused representations, Kant distinguishes "the representation of a body in intuition" from "a concept in the understanding" (exactly why he makes this contrast here is unclear; he denies that appearances are always confused). Despite the apparent confusion in our concept of right (an aggregate of "the subtlest speculation we can develop out of it"), Kant insists that "`right' can never be an appearance; it is a concept in the understanding, and represents a property (the moral property) of actions, which belong to them in themselves".


 

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