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2. Reason / E. Argument / 2. Transcendental Argument

[backwards reasoning to accepting presuppositions]

5 ideas
'Transcendent' is beyond experience, and 'transcendental' is concealed within experience [Kant, by Potter]
Transcendental ideas require unity of the subject, conditions of appearance, and objects of thought [Kant]
Transcendental cognition is that a priori thought which shows how the a priori is applicable or possible [Kant]
Transcendental arguments move from knowing Q to knowing P because it depends on Q [Fodor]
Transcendental proofs derive necessities from possibilities (e.g. possibility of experiencing objects) [Gardner]