The Contingent a Priori: Kripke's Two Types of Examples

@inproceedings{Geirsson2005TheCA,
  title={The Contingent a Priori: Kripke's Two Types of Examples},
  author={Heimir Geirsson},
  year={2005}
}
  • Heimir Geirsson
  • Published 2005
In Naming and Necessity ~ Saul A. Kripke gives two types of examples of contingent truths knowable a prior/. So he disagrees with the first leg of the thesis. As we will see later, his examples depend on the direct designation theory of names. While there have been attempts to provide examples of the contingent a priori that do not depend on that theory… CONTINUE READING