Unformatted text preview: objectively one links concept and intuition in a judgment, with the copula 'is' signifying unity in the object. Any such judgment is subject to the forms of judgment . A category is a form of judgment, so far as the judgment is used to determine an object, that is, to specify its properties. So all objective representation falls under categories. But this is not the course taken by Kant's argument, which makes central the unity of apperception. It is clear enough that the act of judgment is a synthetic act, and that synthesis must take place in one consciousness. If the subject, predicate and copula were to be found in three different consciousnesses, there would be no judgment at all. We might also grant that for judgment to be possible, the judger must be able to assign the components of the judgment to a consciousness of the self. This is the analytic proposition that stands behind all concepts of combination....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
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