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[catalogued under 12. Knowledge Sources / D. Empiricism / 5. Empiricism Critique]

Full Idea

The Leibniz-Kant criticism of empiricism is that experience cannot teach us why mathematical and logical facts couldn't be otherwise than they are.

Gist of Idea

Experience cannot teach us why maths and logic are necessary


Jerrold J. Katz (Realistic Rationalism [2000], Int.xxxi)

Book Reference

Katz,Jerrold J.: 'Realistic Rationalism' [MIT 2000], p.-4