Ivan D. Koptsev. Inferences of Understanding and Reason as Factors of Textuality in I. Kant’s Philosophical Discourse

On the basis of Kant’s texts, the author attempts to prove that two and three-element logical-semantic structures — called the judgements of understanding and reason by Kant — represent logically organised complexes of propositions grouping around the structural core of both types of inferences and are communicative forms of textual material “packaging” and, thus, are forms of textuality in I. Kant’s discourse. Moreover, they give assertoric and apodictic modality to Kant’s discourse.

Key words: inference, reason, proposition, antecedent, consequent, context, form, contextuality.

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