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Single Idea 15165

[catalogued under 12. Knowledge Sources / A. A Priori Knowledge / 8. A Priori as Analytic]

Full Idea

The a priori method yields a priori knowledge, and the objects of this knowledge are not facts about the world, but analytic truths.

Gist of Idea

A priori knowledge is entirely of analytic truths


Alan Sidelle (Necessity, Essence and Individuation [1989], Ch.1)

Book Reference

Sidelle,Alan: 'Necessity, Essence and Individuation' [Cornell 1989], p.1

A Reaction

Are we not allowed any insights at all into how the world must be, independent of how we happen to conceptualise it?