" Yet what as thing-in-itself lies back of the phenomenon may perhaps not be so wholly disparate after all " (ib.
Union between the two spheres, which seem at first sight disparate, is found in the necessary postulate that reason shall be realized, for its realization is only possible in the sphere of sense.
The elements of this disparate pair, calculated by Dr Vogel on the somewhat precarious assumption that its dark and bright members are of equal mean density, are as follows: Diameter of Algol.
But both he and Gibson made the fatal error of trying to combine the disparate materials contained in the various chronicles in a single text.
The aim of knowledge is explanation, and the dualism or pluralism which acquiesces in recognizing two or more wholly disparate forms of reality has in so far renounced explanation.