Pronunciation: (thing"in-it-self'), [key]
—pl. things-in-them•selvesPronunciation: (thingz"in-&thslash;um-selvz'). [key] Kantianism.
reality as it is apart from experience; what remains to be postulated after space, time, and all the categories of the understanding are assigned to consciousness. Cf. noumenon (def. 3).
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