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Kantian Conceptualism/Nonconceptualism

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[New Entry by Colin McLear on May 27, 2020.] One of the central areas of dispute in the reception of Kant's critical philosophy concerns his distinction between the cognitive faculties of sensibility (Sinnlichkeit) and intellect (Verstand), and their characteristic representational outputs - viz. intuition (Anschauung) and concept (Begriff). Though the dispute is multi-faceted, it centers on disagreement concerning the interpretation of Kant's conception of the contribution made by the higher cognitive faculties (or the...

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