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This ground or reason needs to be known by the knower. If so, (3) is false and so is (2) insofar as it entails (3). Claim (5) may be found to be too severe; and (1) may seem problematic particularly because of its association with 6. , FR, 146–47; see also WWR II, 66). On this issue Hamlyn remarks: How reason is supposed to abstract from perceptions remains, as with all doctrines of abstraction, unclear. How then is that concept obtained? On the other hand, if the abstraction is not a cognitive act of that kind, but the concept comes into being, so to speak mechanically, it remains quite obscure what principles govern the selection of instances in such a way that they give rise to the concept.

But we saw that there is a different kind of law of causality that can be claimed to be known a priori although in a weaker sense than that insisted upon by Schopenhauer, yet meeting his objectives, one of which is to establish (3). Without affecting the objectives as well as the overall framework and configuration of his philosophy, these amendments have, I believe, enabled us to see his view of (scientific) knowledge as of a piece with certain views advocated in the modern-day philosophy of science and epistemology and to be approached and judged accordingly.

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