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Unformatted text preview: For Kant, the two separate faculties of sensibility and understanding must work together for human knowledge to be possible. Each must make its own distinctive contributions: concepts on the part of the understanding and intuitions on the part of sensibility. "To neither of these powers may a preference be given over the other. Without sensibility, no object would be given to us, without understanding no object would be thought. Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind. It is, therefore, just as necessary to make our concepts sensible, that is, to add the object to them in intuition, as to make our intuitions intelligible, that is, to bring them under concepts"...
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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.
- Fall '09