THE AXIOMS OF INTUITION
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The fact that the world is only an appearance to human minds is no reason why it should not appear to human minds as made up of substances acting causally upon one another and displaying real efficacy or dynamical causality. It may be added that for Kant causality implies the possibility of prediction. He assumes, as always, that it must be possible for us to have an a priori knowledge of the conditions of our own apprehension. The three main questions in regard to causality discussed by Kant in the observations which, as usual, he appends to his proofs are the successiveness of cause and effect, the connexion between substance and causal activity, and the continuity of change. The reference to causality does not imply any difference, for here the form of change is considered in accordance with the law of causality. Here again we come to Kants central contention that objective succession is essentially necessary succession.