noun, plural things-in-them·selves [thingz-in-th uh m-selvz] /ˌθɪŋz ɪn ðəmˈsɛlvz/. Kantianism.
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On the other hand, everything as thing-in-itself is free; for 'freedom' means only non-subjection to that law.Schopenhauer|Thomas Whittaker
The thing-in-itself must, according to Kant, be free from all forms associated with knowing.
It was not the "thing-in-itself," it was only the refraction of it through our atmosphere.Creative Evolution|Henri Bergson
Nevertheless the thing-in-itself is a problematic conception and of a limiting or negative use merely.
The fountain and support of it is the will to live, or the thing-in-itself, which we are.