Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Spontaneity, philosophy: spontaneity is an expression for the self-performance of a subject and its organic equipment in the occurrence of mental processes as opposed to receptivity. In Kant, spontaneity also includes the ability to apply terms (KrV I 106f). See also subjectivity, objectivity.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Horwich, Paul Spontaneity   Horwich, Paul
Hume, D. Spontaneity   Hume, D.
Kant, I. Spontaneity   Kant, I.
McDowell, John Spontaneity   McDowell, John
Rorty, Richard Spontaneity   Rorty, Richard

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-19