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  1. Anselmo Aportone (2013). Gestalten der transzendentalen Einheit. Bedingungen der Synthesis bei Kant. [REVIEW] Walter de Gruyter.
    The author explores the differing forms of unity in the transcendental conditions for the synthesis of experience.
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  2. Patrick E. Arens (2010). Kant and the Understanding's Role in Imaginative Synthesis. Kant Yearbook 2 (1).
  3. R. J. B. (1964). Review: Wolff, Kant's Theory of Mental Activity: A Commentary on the Transcendental Analytic of the Critique of Pure Reason. [REVIEW] Review of Metaphysics 17 (3):484-484.
  4. Nathan Bauer (2012). A Peculiar Intuition: Kant's Conceptualist Account of Perception. Inquiry 55 (3):215-237.
    Abstract Both parties in the active philosophical debate concerning the conceptual character of perception trace their roots back to Kant's account of sensible intuition in the Critique of Pure Reason. This striking fact can be attributed to Kant's tendency both to assert and to deny the involvement of our conceptual capacities in sensible intuition. He appears to waver between these two positions in different passages, and can thus seem thoroughly confused on this issue. But this is not, in fact, the (...)
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  5. Nathan Bauer (2010). Kant's Subjective Deduction. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 18 (3):433-460.
    In the transcendental deduction, the central argument of the Critique of Pure Reason, Kant seeks to secure the objective validity of our basic categories of thought. He distinguishes objective and subjective sides of this argument. The latter side, the subjective deduction, is normally understood as an investigation of our cognitive faculties. It is identified with Kant’s account of a threefold synthesis involved in our cognition of objects of experience, and it is said to precede and ground Kant’s proof of the (...)
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  6. J. I. Biro (1979). Kant and Strawson on Transcendental Synthesis. New Scholasticism 53 (4):486-501.
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  7. G. Dwelshauvers (1909). La Synthèse mentale. Kant-Studien 14 (1-3):86-88.
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  8. Giann Gigliotti (1995). "Vermögen" e "Kraft": Una rilettura del concetto di "sintesi" nella Critica della ragion pura di Kant. Rivista di Storia Della Filosofia 50 (2):255-275.
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  9. Moltke S. Gram (1980). The Crisis of Syntheticity: The Kant-Eberhard Controversy. Kant-Studien 71 (1-4):155-180.
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  10. Paul Guyer (1980). Kant on Apperception and "A Priori" Synthesis. American Philosophical Quarterly 17 (3):205-212.
  11. Erwin Hufnagel (1974). Aspekte der Schelerschen Personlehre. Kant-Studien 65 (1-4):436-456.
  12. Tim Jankowiak (2014). Sensations as Representations in Kant. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 22 (3):492-513.
    This paper defends an interpretation of the representational function of sensation in Kant's theory of empirical cognition. Against those who argue that sensations are ?subjective representations? and hence can only represent the sensory state of the subject, I argue that Kant appeals to different notions of subjectivity, and that the subjectivity of sensations is consistent with sensations representing external, spatial objects. Against those who claim that sensations cannot be representational at all, because sensations are not cognitively sophisticated enough to possess (...)
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  13. Paulo Jesus (2008). Poetique de L'Ipse: Etude Sur le Je Pense Kantien. Lang.
  14. Patricia Kitcher (2011). Kant's Thinker. Oxford University Press.
    Overview -- Locke's internal sense and Kant's changing views -- Personal identity amd its problems -- Rationalist metaphysics of mind -- Consciousness, self-consciousness, and cognition -- Strands of Argument in the Duisburg Nachlass -- A transcendental deduction for a priori concepts -- Synthesis : why and how? -- Arguing for apperception -- The power of apperception -- "I-think" as the destroyer of rational psychology -- Is Kant's theory consistent? -- The normativity objection -- Is Kant's thinker (as such) a free (...)
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  15. Thomas Land (2011). Kantian Conceptualism. In Guenther Abel & James Conant (eds.), Rethinking Epistemology. De Gruyter 1--197.
    In the recent debate between conceptualists and nonconceptualists about perceptual content, Kant’s notion of intuition has been invoked on both sides. Conceptualists claim Kant as a forerunner of their position, arguing that Kantian intuitions have the same kind of content as conceptual thought. On the other hand, nonconceptualists claim Kant as a forerunner of their own position, contending that Kantian intuitions have a distinctly nonconceptual kind of content. In this paper, I argue first, that both sides are wrong about Kant, (...)
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  16. Alfred H. Lloyd (1915). Kant and After Kant. Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods 12 (14):373-381.
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  17. D. Lohmar (1993). Wahrnehmung als Zusammenspiel von Schematisierung und figürlicher Synthesis: Überlegungen zur Leistung der Einbildungskraft bei Kant. Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 55 (1):100 - 129.
    According to Kant the figurative synthesis and the schemata are both serving the mediation of intuition and concept. In this article, I investigate their respective functions and the special manner of their cooperation in the process of knowledge. Kant prefers geometrical concepts as examples for schemata. The schema of a triangle is a rule to construct it, that is a rule which is able to produce an image. The representation of a triangle requires a construction, which is an action of (...)
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  18. Béatrice Longuenesse (2001). Synthesis, Logical Forms, and the Objects of Our Ordinary Experience: Response to Michael Friedman. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 83 (2):199-212.
    In the 82/2 (2000) issue of this journal, Michael Friedman has offered a stimulating discussion of my recent book, Kant and the Capacity to Judge. His conclusion is that on the whole I fail to do justice to what is most revolutionary about Kant's natural philosophy, and instead end up attributing to Kant a pre-Newtonian, Aristotelian philosophy of nature. This is because, according to Friedman, I put excessive weight on Kant's claim to have derived his categories from a set of (...)
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  19. Arthur Lünemann (1930). Die Funktionssynthese. Kant-Studien 35 (1-4):240-251.
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  20. Colin McLear (2015). Two Kinds of Unity in the Critique of Pure Reason. Journal of the History of Philosophy 53 (1):79-110.
    I argue that Kant’s distinction between the cognitive roles of sensibility and understanding raises a question concerning the conditions necessary for objective representation. I distinguish two opposing interpretive positions—viz. Intellectualism and Sensibilism. According to Intellectualism all objective representation depends, at least in part, on the unifying synthetic activity of the mind. In contrast, Sensibilism argues that at least some forms of objective representation, specifically intuitions, do not require synthesis. I argue that there are deep reasons for thinking that Intellectualism is (...)
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  21. Colin McLear (2014). The Kantian (Non)‐Conceptualism Debate. Philosophy Compass 9 (11):769-790.
    One of the central debates in contemporary Kant scholarship concerns whether Kant endorses a “conceptualist” account of the nature of sensory experience. Understanding the debate is crucial for getting a full grasp of Kant's theory of mind, cognition, perception, and epistemology. This paper situates the debate in the context of Kant's broader theory of cognition and surveys some of the major arguments for conceptualist and non-conceptualist interpretations of his critical philosophy.
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  22. Jennifer Mensch (2004). Kant on Truth. Idealistic Studies 34 (2):163-172.
    This essay discusses Kant’s account of truth, arguing that he offers us a weak coherence theory: weak for his insistence on an independent, sensuous content for intuition, coherentist for the transcendental apparatus supporting experience. While Kant is free to use the language of correspondence within experience, “empirical truth” will always be limited by the formative requirements set by “transcendental truth.” The difficulty, for Kant, is the role played by sensuous content since the sameness of this content in intersubjective experience seems (...)
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  23. Melissa McBay Merritt (2011). Kant's Argument for the Apperception Principle. European Journal of Philosophy 19 (1):59-84.
    Abstract: My aim is to reconstruct Kant's argument for the principle of the synthetic unity of apperception. I reconstruct Kant's argument in stages, first showing why thinking should be conceived as an activity of synthesis (as opposed to attention), and then showing why the unity or coherence of a subject's representations should depend upon an a priori synthesis. The guiding thread of my account is Kant's conception of enlightenment: as I suggest, the philosophy of mind advanced in the Deduction belongs (...)
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  24. Michel Meyer (1981). Why Did Kant Write Two Versions of the Transcendental Deduction of the Categories? Synthese 47 (3):357 - 383.
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  25. Michael D. Newman (1981). The Unity of Time and Space, and Its Role In Kant's Doctrine of Apriori Synthesis. Idealistic Studies 11 (2):109-124.
  26. Tyke Nunez (2014). Definitions of Kant's Categories. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 44 (5-6):631-657.
    The consensus view in the literature is that, according to Kant, definitions in philosophy are impossible. While this is true prior to the advent of transcendental philosophy, I argue that with Kant's Copernican Turn definitions of some philosophical concepts, the categories, become possible. Along the way I discuss issues like why Kant introduces the ‘Analytic of Concepts’ as an analysis of the understanding, how this faculty, as the faculty for judging, provides the principle for the complete exhibition of the categories, (...)
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  27. H. J. Paton (forthcoming). Synthesis and Transcendental Idealism. Kant-Studien.
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  28. Robert B. Pippin (1985). Review: Hoppe, Synthesis Bei Kant. [REVIEW] Review of Metaphysics 39 (1):158-160.
  29. Dennis Schulting (2012). Kant's Deduction and Apperception. Explaining the Categories. Palgrave Macmillan.
    Dennis Schulting offers a thoroughgoing, analytic account of the first half of the Transcendental Deduction of the Categories in the B-edition of Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason that is different from existing interpretations in at least one important aspect: its central claim is that each of the 12 categories is wholly derivable from the principle of apperception, which goes against the current view that the Deduction is not a proof in a strict philosophical sense and the standard reading that in (...)
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  30. Dennis Schulting (2012). Kant's Deduction and Apperception. Palgrave Macmillan.
    This book offers a thoroughgoing, analytic account of the first half of the Transcendental Deduction of the Categories in the B-edition of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason that is different from existing interpretations in at least one important aspect: its central claim is that each of the 12 categories is wholly derivable from the principle of apperception, which goes against the current view that the Deduction is not a proof in a strict philosophical sense and the standard reading that in (...)
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  31. Juliette Simont (1994). Review: Kant et le pouvoir de juger. [REVIEW] Bulletin de la Société Américaine de Philosophie de Langue Française 6 (3):95-100.
  32. Erling Skorpen (1968). Kant's Refutation of Idealism. Journal of the History of Philosophy 6 (1):23.
  33. Leslie F. Stevenson (2000). Synthetic Unities of Experience. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 60 (2):281-306.
    Inspired by Kant, Merleau-Ponty and Sellars, I illustrate and identify certain kinds of unity which are typical (if not universal) features of our conscious experience, and argue that Kant was right to claim that such unities are produced by unconscious processes of synthesis: A perceptual experience of succession is not reducible to a succession of perceptual experiences. The experience of perceiving one object as having several features is not reducible to a conjunction of perceptual experiences of those features. A cross-modal (...)
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  34. Barry Stocker (2003). Time, Synthesis, and the End of Metaphysics : Heidegger and Strawson on Kant. In C. G. Prado (ed.), A House Divided: Comparing Analytic and Continental Philosophy. Humanity Books
  35. George J. Stokes (1884). Going Back to Kant. Mind 9 (34):274-281.
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  36. Jeffrey Tlumak (1982). Kant. [REVIEW] Teaching Philosophy 5 (3):251-254.
  37. Clinton Tolley (2013). The Non-Conceptuality of the Content of Intuitions: A New Approach. Kantian Review 18 (1):107-36.
    There has been considerable recent debate about whether Kant's account of intuitions implies that their content is conceptual. This debate, however, has failed to make significant progress because of the absence of discussion, let alone consensus, as to the meaning of in this context. Here I try to move things forward by focusing on the kind of content associated with Frege's notion of, understood as a mode of presentation of some object or property. I argue, first, that Kant takes intuitions (...)
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  38. Claude Veillette (1998). Review: Benoist, Kant et les limites de la synthèse. Le sujet sensible. [REVIEW] Dialogue 37 (01):179-.
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  39. Ralph C. S. Walker (1985). Synthesis and Transcendental Idealism. Kant-Studien 76 (1-4):14-27.
  40. Christian Helmut Wenzel (2005). Spielen nach Kant die Kategorien schon bei der Wahrnehmung eine Rolle? Peter Rohs und John McDowell. Kant-Studien 96 (4):407-426.
    Ob die Kategorien schon bei der Wahrnehmung eine Rolle spielen, wird von Kant-Interpreten unterschiedlich gesehen. Peter Rohs etwa argumentiert für eine Unabhängigkeit und Selbständigkeit der Wahrnehmung gegenüber dem Verstand. Die intuitive Synthesis der Einbildungskraft müsse auf eigenen Füßen stehen können und Bilder und „singuläre Sinne“ der Anwendung der Begriffe vorausgehen . McDowell hingegen spricht sich gegen eine solche Selbständigkeit der Wahrnehmung aus. Setzte man sie voraus, käme der Verstand immer zu spät . Die Argumente beider Seiten sollen am Text Kants (...)
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