A priori and a posteriori

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The Latin phrases a priori ('from the earlier') and a posteriori ('from the later') are philosophical terms popularized by Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (first published in 1781, second edition in 1787), one of the most influential works in the history of philosophy.wikipedia
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A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge

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George Berkeley outlined the distinction in his 1710 work A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (para.

Monadology

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A priori and a posteriori arguments for the existence of God appear in his Monadology (1714).
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George Berkeley

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George Berkeley outlined the distinction in his 1710 work A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (para.

Latin

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The Latin phrases a priori ('from the earlier') and a posteriori ('from the later') are philosophical terms popularized by Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (first published in 1781, second edition in 1787), one of the most influential works in the history of philosophy.

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The Latin phrases a priori ('from the earlier') and a posteriori ('from the later') are philosophical terms popularized by Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (first published in 1781, second edition in 1787), one of the most influential works in the history of philosophy.

Euclid

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However, in their Latin forms they appear in Latin translations of Euclid's Elements, of about 300 BC, a work widely considered during the early European modern period as the model for precise thinking.

Euclid's Elements

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However, in their Latin forms they appear in Latin translations of Euclid's Elements, of about 300 BC, a work widely considered during the early European modern period as the model for precise thinking.

Early modern Europe

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However, in their Latin forms they appear in Latin translations of Euclid's Elements, of about 300 BC, a work widely considered during the early European modern period as the model for precise thinking.

Knowledge

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Modern philosophy

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There are many points of view on these two types of knowledge, and their relationship gives rise to one of the oldest problems in modern philosophy.

Adjective

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The terms a priori and a posteriori are primarily used as adjectives to modify the noun "knowledge" (for example, "a priori knowledge").

Noun

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The terms a priori and a posteriori are primarily used as adjectives to modify the noun "knowledge" (for example, "a priori knowledge").

Deductive reasoning

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See also the related distinctions: deductive/inductive, analytic/synthetic, necessary/contingent.

Inductive reasoning

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See also the related distinctions: deductive/inductive, analytic/synthetic, necessary/contingent.

Contingency (philosophy)

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See also the related distinctions: deductive/inductive, analytic/synthetic, necessary/contingent.

Paul Boghossian

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Several philosophers reacting to Kant sought to explain a priori knowledge without appealing to, as Paul Boghossian (MD) explains, "a special faculty ... that has never been described in satisfactory terms."