Kant's Deduction of the Pure Concepts of Understanding  
 
(an outline Kant's Objective and Subjective Deductions, pp. 442-454 in HMP, 2nd ed.)   A Study Guide for Students in Bill Gay's Modern Philosophy Class  
 
A. Objective Deduction--§15-§21

1. Combination and Synthetic Unities--§15-§16 [important]

    a. The Possibility of Combination in General--§15

    b. The Original Synthetic Unity of Apperception--§16

2. Implications of Apperception--§17-§19

    a. The Principle of the Synthetic Unity--§17

    b. The Objective Unity of Self-Consciousness--§18

    c. The Logical Form of All Judgments--§19

3. Objective Deduction and Transition--§20-§21

    a. All Sensible Intuitions are Subject to the Categories--§20

    b. Observation--§21
 
 

B. Subjective Deduction--§22-§27

1. Limitations--§22-§25 [important]

    a.  Category has No Other Application in Knowledge than to Object of Experience--§22
         [important]
 
    b. §23

    c. The Application of the Categories to Objects of the Senses in    General--§24
        [important]

    d. §25 [important]

2. Subjective Deduction and Termination--§26-27
 
    a.  Transcendental Deduction of the Universally Possible Employment in Experience of
         the Pure Concepts of the Understanding--§26 [heart of Kant's subjective deduction]

    b. Outcome of This Deduction--§27 [important]