• Janus
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    Yes, a goal or purpose not inherent but imputed after the fact, I would say.
  • schopenhauer1
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    Excellent summaries on this page. I would only add that Schopenhauer does not use the term "noumenon" in his writings and criticizes Kant for doing so.Thorongil

    Yeah, I kind of use that interchangeably with "thing-in-itself" sometimes. I'll use that term instead to more accurately reflect his terminology.
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