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dc.contributor.authorHunter, Joseph L.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-14T20:45:18Z
dc.date.available2014-03-14T20:45:18Z
dc.date.issued1999-05-13en_US
dc.identifier.otheretd-091199-091322en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/35022
dc.description.abstractThe following is a study of what may be the most puzzling and yet, at the same time, most significant aspect of Kant's system: his theory of schemata. I will argue that Kant's commentators have failed to make sense of this aspect of Kant's philosophy. A host of questions have been left unanswered, and the doctrine remains a puzzle. While this study is not an attempt to construct a complete, satisfying account of the doctrine, it should be seen as a step somewhere on the road of doing so, leaving much work to be done. I will contend that one way that we may shed light on Kant's doctrine of schemata is to reconsider the manner in which Kant employs schemata in his mathematics. His use of the schemata there may provide some inkling into the nature of transcendental schemata and, in doing so, provide some hints at how the transcendental schemata allow our representations of objects to be subsumed under the pure concepts of the understanding. In many ways, then, the aims of the study are modest: instead of a grand-scale interpretation of Kant's philosophy, a detailed textual analysis and interpretation are presented of his doctrine of schemata. Instead of providing definitive answers, I will suggest clues as to how to begin to answer the questions that previous commentators have left unanswered about the doctrine.en_US
dc.publisherVirginia Techen_US
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dc.relation.haspartHUNTER.PDFen_US
dc.rightsI hereby grant to Virginia Tech or its agents the right to archive and to make available my thesis or dissertation in whole or in part in the University Libraries in all forms of media, now or hereafter known. I retain all proprietary rights, such as patent rights. I also retain the right to use in future works (such as articles or books) all or part of this thesis or dissertation.en_US
dc.subjectconstructionen_US
dc.subjectmathematics.en_US
dc.subjectexperienceen_US
dc.subjectschemataen_US
dc.subjectKanten_US
dc.subjectknowledgeen_US
dc.subjectcategoriesen_US
dc.titleKant's Doctrine of Schemataen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.departmentPhilosophyen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Artsen_US
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Artsen_US
thesis.degree.levelmastersen_US
thesis.degree.grantorVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universityen_US
thesis.degree.disciplinePhilosophyen_US
dc.contributor.committeechairWatkins, Ericen_US
dc.contributor.committeememberPitt, Joseph C.en_US
dc.contributor.committeememberAriew, Rogeren_US
dc.identifier.sourceurlhttp://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/available/etd-091199-091322/en_US
dc.date.sdate1999-09-11en_US
dc.date.rdate2011-11-08
dc.date.adate1999-09-24en_US


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