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21) This conforms to the definition of coma vigil accepted by modern-day neurology: a "state of unresponsiveness in which |patients^ appear to be awake but lack cognitive mental ability.
It should be clear though that coma vigil, as Heftung to the very form of thinking, that is, the Heftung of pure apperception onto itself, cannot be experienced: as pure Heftung it radically dissociates the transcendental from the empirical apperception, or inner sense.
A post-Euclidean history of philosophy must acknowledge that "the straight line between two points," between focus imaginarius and the Heftung of coma vigil, is not always "the shortest" (B 16).