“Transcendental” in Kant’s Philosophy



Transcendental is such a significant term in Kant's thoughts that he calls his philosophy Transcendental Idealism. However, this term isn't used with the same meaning in his philosophy. Since the term is associated with the same meaning in the works about kant, it seems necessary to clarify its meaning in order to prevent any misunderstanding. The subject of this paper is to clarify the meaning of Transcendental Freedom. The conclusion arrived at in this paper is that Transcendental in Transcendental Freedom and other contents has the same meaning as Transcendent, that is, Kant has used Transcendental in the meaning of Transcendent.