Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Distinction between analytic and synthetic


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" Metaphysical knowledge must contain simply judgments à priori, so much is demanded by the speciality of its sources. But judgments, let them have what origin they may, or let them even as regards logical form be constituted as they may, possess a distinction according to their content, by virtue of which they are either simply explanatory and contribute nothing to the content of a cognition, or they are extensive, and enlarge the given cognition; the first may be termed analytic, and the second synthetic judgments."

One may bungle in metaphysics in many ways, without any danger of being detected in fallacy reasons Sam Renseiw remembering Kant, yet amazed by radiations from Haugen Soerensen's "Stupidity's Mother" on recent display at SMK. View some short footage of reactions to the piece by clicking here. ( patafilm # 376, 01'52'', 8.5 MB, Quicktime/mov - Flash version at Blip.tv)

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