… concedes, All metaphysicians are therefore solemnly and legally suspended
from their occupations till they shall have adequately answered the question, How are synthetic
cognitions a priori possible? (1783). The whole of transcendental philosophy, freefrom skepticism, is dependent on the answer.
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question of the possibility of expansive knowledge without references to experience, …
… proof of cause-and-effect; nevertheless, knowledge can provide sufficient certainty to constitute the basis of practical life. Thus Hume attempted to rescue the positive content of Lockes philosophy from the subjectivist critique of Berkeley (Huwig 2001).
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