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Single Idea 2729

[catalogued under 12. Knowledge Sources / C. Rationalism / 1. Rationalism]

Full Idea

Rationalists virtually always assert or imply that, in addition to knowledge of analytic truths, there is knowledge of synthetic a priori truths.

Gist of Idea

Virtually all rationalists assert that we can have knowledge of synthetic a priori truths


Robert Audi (Epistemology: contemporary introduction [1998], IV p.105)

Book Reference

Audi,Robert: 'Epistemology: a contemporary introduction' [Routledge 1998], p.105