Now we must assume that the schema of quantity is really what Kant says it is, viz.
The schema is, in itself, always a mere product of the imagination.
That concept adheres to the schema of those who affirm the universe to be made: Naturalism excludes it.
The schema of necessity is the existence of an object in all time.
The schema of the number five is, however, of very different nature, and must not be identified with any such image.
The turn of expression is called a Trope, and change of construction is called a schema.
The termination of the hepatic veins in the postcava corresponds to the stage shown in schema Fig. 256.
These do not proceed according to the schema of the ordinary play of accident.
Number is strictly not the schema of quantity as such, but of totality.
The psychological idea is, therefore, meaningless and inapplicable, except as the schema of a regulative conception.
plural schemata, 1796, in Kantian philosophy ("a product of the imagination intermediary between an image and a concept"), from Greek skhema (see scheme (n.)). Meaning "diagrammatic representation" is from 1890; general sense of "hypothetical outline" is by 1939.
schema sche·ma (skē'mə)
n. pl. sche·mas or sche·ma·ta (skē-mä'tə, skĭ-māt'ə)
A diagrammatic representation; an outline or a model.
A pattern imposed on complex reality or experience to assist in explaining it, mediate perception, or guide response.