I’m starting to wish I had learned Ancient Greek, Sanskrit and Latin at school along with Philosophy and comparative religion. Still, I have the internet and all my parents’ books.
In Plato’s Allegory of the Cave he explains that we are all trapped in the cave of our own consciousness. That is to say everything of which we are aware occurs inside of consciousness. Everything that is outside of consciousness, outside of the mind, is called by Kant “transcendental” because it transcends our ability to directly access it, as, we are forever trapped inside our cave (minds).
When I read Donald DeGra...