Sentence Examples with the word thing-in-itself

As contrasted with the first it stood for the necessity of recognizing a universal or ideal element as a constitutive factor in all experience whether cognitive or volitional; as contrasted with the latter for the ultimate unity of subject and object, knowledge and reality, and therefore for the denial of the existence of any thing-in-itself for ever outside the range of experience.

A thing-in-itself which is not a thing to some consciousness is an entirely unrealizable, because self-contradictory, conception.