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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. -Reality as it is apart from experience

Usage examples (34)
  • The latter makes much sense as the wholly predicateless “thing-in-itself.”
  • They also serve who only stand and wait thief in the night, like a thing-in-itself
  • In other words, experience is only a phenomenon; it is not knowledge of the thing-in-itself.
  • ‡ Kant held that we cannot know a thing-in-itself as it is, but only as our mind constitutes it. for more
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