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The A Priori

John Skorupski

in The Domain of Reasons

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780199587636
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191595394 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587636.003.0006
The A Priori

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This chapter gives a normative account of what it means to say of a proposition, of a warrant, and of knowledge that it is a priori; it then argues that all synthetic a priori propositions are either normative propositions or non‐normative offshoots of normative propositions.

Keywords: a priori; outright reason; offshoot; critical thesis; intuitionism

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Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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