Chapter

 A Priori Entailment

Daniel Stoljar

in Ignorance and Imagination

Published in print July 2006 | ISBN: 9780195306583
Published online September 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199786619 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195306589.003.0010

Series: Philosophy of Mind Series

  A Priori Entailment

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In this chapter, an analogous argument in the case of the a priori entailment view is advanced. On the one hand, the mere idea of priori entailment will not answer the argument — further material needs to be added. On the other hand, an examination of what this further material might be yields the result that either the a priori entailment view has no answer to the arguments, or else collapses into the epistemic view.

Keywords: functionalism; necessary a priori; analyticity; understanding

Chapter.  9653 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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