Kant, Immanuel - Quotes - Infinite spirit
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Part of the Notes from Dreams of a Spirit Seer
I am speaking only of spirits which are parts of the universe, and not of infinite spirit which is originator and preserver of the universe.
For the conception of the spiritual nature of infinite spirit is easy, because it is merely negative, and consists in the denial of those qualities of matter which conflict with infinite and absolutely necessary substance.
But with a spiritual substance, which is to be conjoined with matter, as is the case with the human soul, the difficulty arises that I must conceive of a mutual combination of it with corporeal beings for the sake of forming a whole, and yet must remove the only connective which is known to exist among material beings.