Constitution and Structure of Self-Identity: Kant's Theory of Apperception and Hegel's Criticism
Dusing (Klaus)
Source: Midwest Studies in Philosophy (Vol VIII) - Contemporary Perspectives on the History of Philosophy
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    Basic arguments of a theory of self-consciousness1 are explained in this comparing investigation. In kant's concepts of apperception, synthesis a priori and "thinking of myself" are to be found dispositions for a critical-idealistic theory of subjectivity. Hegel's early and late critique of kant is shown to be a metaphysical one. In spite of that hegel clarifies the relation between thinking of myself and objectification, and so he carries on the theory of subjectivity.

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