Philosophy abstract, submitted January 12, 2003.
|Philosophical postulate: That it is possible to derive a subjectivist Ideal model from Immanuel Kant's Transcendental Idealism.
Reference: (Immanuel Kant, "The Critique of Pure Reason," 1781 and 1787).
Rationale: That, Kant postulates a reason that is developed sufficiently to know the hypothetical objective world, through logic. That the hypothetical objective world is an Ideal, as it is found in the experience (sense experience) of all men. That it is man's fallen nature (undeveloped faculties) that prevents him from knowing the world around him, or any other potentialities existing outside of his experience.
Conclusion: Reason, through logic, can more clearly know (determine) the world around man.
Application: Reason is, of itself, objective logic, and can know the objective world around man. In other words, if you are a rationalist, you apply your objective faculties to determine the world around you. What you find: Man, due to his fallen state, must continually, and in each case, apply his objective rational faculties to determine the world around him.
(Above paraphrase: Immanuel Kant, "The Critique of Pure Reason," 1781, and 1787. The choice of noun gender is not bias, but instead a reference to the terminology used in the late eighteenth century German philosopher's treatise. The three above-written paragraphs explain Kant's original points of argument, and contain no original authorship. The next material is original authorship, and proceeds:)
Logical fallacy: Man, once he has determined that objective logic can determine the world around him, can use his empirical faculties, his logical capacity, in the less than objective state: in other words, --once you have determined rational capacity to determine the objective, you can depart from aspiring to rational objectivism--, and become self-determined, as long as you demonstrate the faculties that enable man to find a knowable world, or have demonstrated those faculties; without, at the departure, returning to a fallen state. With or without a perfect faculty--with capacity to formulate a perfect faculty, and to demonstrate its application.
It doesn't derive a perfect logic or a perfect reason, to extend the conclusion; but you could determine yourself by finding perfect logic or reason, and no longer be determined by your fallen state. You also could determine yourself generally, throughout life, certainly subsequent to finding a perfect logic or rational construct.
In another view, from an objective Ideal known through reason (Kant) you can postulate a perfect reason and its contructs. (Objective determination, Kant)("Critique of Pure Reason," 1781, and 1787). From an objective Ideal known through reason, you can also postulate a subjective and imperfect reason, sense experience, and its constructs. (subjective determination).
(note: This is derived independently from Hegel's subjectivism,("Hegel's Science of Logic," 1812), finding freedom of determination from the Absolute, which is developed after and in relation to the ideas formulated in Kant's treatise).
(The above three paragraphs are sole and original authorship that took the author twenty years to deliberate and formulate.)
Author a student at the Juristiche Fakultaet der Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen; Staatsexamen--Rechtswissenschaft; March 1992. (August 1988--March 1994). Completed postulate and sent to --Hubris January 12, 2003, by fax.
I wrote the page sentence out by sentence back.
What I would like to successfully accomplish, is specifically, to derive directly a Subjective(ist) Idealism, from, Objective(ist) Rationalism. I hope, conclusively, that an arrival at the objective will necessarily and equally determine the realm of the subjective.
The way of root thinking= from Idealism---Transcendental Idealism---Rationalism---Objective Rationalism---Subjective Idealism.
The departure from the transcendental arrives at instead, self-determination from a priori experience through the rational as a continuing process, as a departing point other than from logic, (which is to be point one),=(because of finding a rational Ideal), for finding subjective objectivity and objectivity as Ideal (point two).
(Ideal---Absolute---Object(ivity)=(perfect reason)---Rationalism---Objective Rationalism---(Subjective Rationalism)---Subjective Idealism (Ideal=a changed object from pure reason).
In fact, this is to depart from the transcendental, (or Absolute Object), generally, arrive at a pure reason and an objective standard, and find a subjective equivalent.