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The Infinite is required a priori (1)

The question of what will happen in my life leads, in the final analysis, to a desire to be very careful of how I use my time.

In Kant’s system, time is considered to be an a priori form of human cognition, that is, the subject’s framework.

However, one’s own life is simply the entirety of one’s time, and there is something odd about a theory of knowledge that does not force you to think about that.

Tracing the roots of Kant’s subjectivism, we find that it is founded upon Descartes’s “cogito ergo sum” (“I think, therefore I am”).

When this principle is applied, time is measured by the distance traveled by everything other than the self.

In other words, time moves from past to future.

That is the natural physical time that can be measured.

 

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