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The Apriorist Program

Philip Kitcher

in The Nature of Mathematical Knowledge

Published in print April 1985 | ISBN: 9780195035414
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833368 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195035410.003.0003
The Apriorist Program

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Can proofs yield a priori knowledge? In this chapter, we consider the ways in which a priori knowledge might be transmitted, and how the transmission process might fail.

Keywords: a priori knowledge; inference; proof; transmission

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Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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