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Indeed, in interpreting Kant, it is crucial to keep in mind that the heading of the third chapter of the Analytic of Principles is ‘On the ground of the distinction of all objects in general into phenomena and noumena’ (A235/B294), which indicates that the latter (and their correlates appearances and things in themselves) are to be understood as the two species of objects in general. II These reflections on the ambiguities in Kant’s use of the term ‘transcendental’, should put us in a better position to understand his contrast between the two generic forms of transcendentalism, which he draws in two places in the Critique.
IV Whereas in the Aesthetic Kant argues directly for transcendental idealism by attempting to show that the spatiotemporal structure of human experience is grounded in the nature of our sensibility, which precludes its projection onto things in themselves and, therefore, things in general, in the Antinomy of Pure Reason he argues indirectly for the same idealism by endeavoring to demonstrate that this projection, which is definitional of transcendental realism, leads to a set of contradictions that disappear under the transcendentally idealistic restriction of the scope of this structure to the domain of possible experience.
Moore, A. W. (2012), The Evolution of Modern Metaphysics: Making Sense of Things (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). Sacks, Mark (2003), Objectivity and Insight (Oxford: Oxford University Press). Sacks, Mark (2005), ‘The Nature of Transcendental Arguments’, International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 13, 439–60. 1 From Transcendental Realism to Transcendental Idealism The Nature and Significance of Kant’s ‘Transcendental Turn’ Henry E. 1 Although this is not strictly true, I believe it to be the case that whoever wishes to understand Kant must understand the ways in which he uses this term.