A priori knowledge *

  title={A priori knowledge *},
  author={Philip Kitcher'A},
  • Philip Kitcher'A
  • Published 2009
'A P.RIO~I' has been a popu~ar .term with phil?s~phers at least since Kant distmgmshed between a pnon and a postenon knowledge. Yet, despite the frequency with which it has been used in twentieth century philosophy, there has been little discussion of the concept of apriority. 1 Some writers seem to take it for granted that there are propositions, such as the truths of logic and mathematics, which are a priori; others deny that there are any a priori propositions. In the absence of a clear… CONTINUE READING