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...artifice of the mind. ("Immanuel Kant", 2006). His argument is that the mind itself contributes substantially to, and even synthesizes... For Emmanuel Kant, knowledge (and thus reality) is constructed by the mind, not passively derived through the senses; in other words, the mind shapesthe world. One of Kant's works, the Critique of Pure Reason, is an attempt to answer the problems of the nature of knowledge-what it is and how it is obtained. Kant looks at the relationship between a priori knowledge, or knowledge based on reason alone, and a posteriori knowledge, or knowledge gained from the world. ("Critique of Pure Reason", 2006)
According to Kant, we have a priori intuitions and concepts; that is, ...