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What is the difference between Unity of Apperception and Self- consciousness?

From what I gather so far, Unity of Apperception is a particular part of Self-Consciousness in that UoA brings to together various appearances to create an object as a "whole". For example, a red ball is the result of apperception (which is shorthand for UoA right?) in that it brings together redness, roundness, texture,etc. to form the object known as the red ball.

If that is right, what else does self-consciousness consist of? Is it that self-consciousness is the substratum in which apperception and judgments take place? Also are the terms unity of self and self-consciousness synonymous? Excuse me if I asked any obviously silly question and thanks in advance!

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    Do you mean transcendental or empirical apperception? I'd say that while every synthesis of an empirical object, i.e. some thing that is concious, may it be an outer object or the empirical self, includes empirical apperception and in fact is apprehension, the 'UoA' is not self-conciousness, normally understood as empirical, at all. – Philip Klöcking Jun 22 '16 at 15:10
  • Your description of UoA is in the right ball-park, but it's not a structure of the mind that is conscious or self-conscious, in the usual sense of the word; it's a part of the mind that's required for the mind to function at all; it's what's given to it, hence in Kants terms, part of intuition which is far from what one normally thinks of intuition. – Mozibur Ullah Jun 22 '16 at 15:20
  • Sidenote: § 7 of his Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View helped me a lot to understand what Kant meant with UoA. It is simply the form/substance of the empirical thinking, therefore granting unity. It is 100% transcendental. – Philip Klöcking Jun 22 '16 at 15:34
  • @Klöcking It's transcendental apper. – Barinder Singh Jun 23 '16 at 17:59

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