The knower may say, "I know this absolutely," or he may say, "I know this absolutely."
The result of this inquiry is generally intellectual scepticism in a greater or less degree, namely, that the object has no existence for the knower except a relative one, i.e.
"I know absolutely that two and two are four makes an assertion about the knower's intellectual state: he isconvinced that his certain knowledge of the result of adding two to two is independent of any other piece of knowledge.
transcendental Thomism claims to be a more in depth presentation of the human knower than was achieved by Immanuel Kant.
With the emphasis upon the object of knowledge," I know this, " we have the other sense of absoluteness of knowledge: it is an assertion that the knower knows the" this,"whatever it may be, in its essence or as it truly is in itself.