Meaning of transcendental dialectic

transcenden'tal dialec'tic

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— Kantianism. Kantianism.
  1. (in transcendental logic) the study of the fallacious attribution of objective reality to the perceptions by the mind of external objects. Cf. dialectic (def. 8).
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