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    Can someone explain the epistemological perspective using "Immanuel Kant" which parallels your viewpoint of truth to which the human mind grasps reality?

    In addition, provide a reader's digest "simplified" way of understanding the mind ability to understand its world?

    Finally, presenting a person's viewpoint on whether humans can actually know the truth about objects or ideas in the world. If so, explain why. If you do not think they can, explain why not.

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    Can someone explain the epistemological perspective using Immanuel Kant which parallels your viewpoint of truth to which the human mind grasps reality?
    In addition, provide a reader's digest "simplified" way of understanding the mind ability to understand its world?
    Finally, presenting a person's viewpoint on whether humans can actually know the truth about objects or ideas in the world. If so, explain why. If you do not think they can, explain why not.

    Kant's view: Putting it simply:

    The mind does not see objects directly. This is because an object, in order to be grasped, must have aspects of reality existing BEFORE the mind can understand a certain thing. That is, there are preconditions for our mind to understand external things.
    These are categories and include things like possibility, unity, universal, necessary, independence and many others must exist prior to our sensing anything at all. They are forms of ...

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