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ding an sich

[ding ahn zikh]
noun, plural ding·e an sich [ding-uh ahn zikh] /ˈdɪŋ ə ɑn ˈzɪx/. German.
  1. thing-in-itself.
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Historical Examples

  • For Reality is no absent and dead, or statical, Ding-an-Sich.

    International Congress of Arts and Science, Volume I


  • We cannot know the thing as it is, the Ding-an-sich, in Kant's phrase.

  • As a philosopher, he is interesting for his criticism of the theory of the “thing-in-itself” (Ding-an-sich).

British Dictionary definitions for ding an sich

Ding an sich

  1. philosophy the thing in itself
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