This argument is one form of the fallacy known as petitio principii, “begging the question.”
Note the petitio principii in the use of the word "drugged."
Thus on the threshold of the subject Kant makes his first petitio principii, and that no small one.
For if not, it is merely a petitio principii, and a somewhat wide one.
Whatever we receive intuitively, we receive without proof; and stated as a naked proposition, it must involve a petitio principii.
The like will be the case, if the petitio principii is in the minor premiss and not in the major.
The following are additional instances of petitio principii, under more or less of disguise.
Brown saw that there would be a petitio principii if it were.
Certainly the petitio principii was a main feature of their logic.
There is nothing in this objection also, for it rests on a petitio principii.