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2011-06-05 [author] 齐美尔,G. preview:



Kant could propose and answer the fundamental question of his philosophy, How is nature possible?, only because for him nature was nothing but the representation (Vorstellung) of nature. This- does not mean merely that "the world is my rep- resentation," that we thus can speak of nature only so far as it is a content of our consciousness, but that what we call nature is a special way in which our intellect assembles, orders, and forms the sense-perceptions. These "given" perceptions, of color, taste, tone, temperature, resistance, smell, which in the accidental se- quence of subjective experience course through our conscious- ness, are in and of themselves not yet "nature;"……

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