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The A Priori in Philosophy
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The A Priori in Philosophy

Albert Casullo and Joshua C. Thurow

Abstract

The chapters in this volume aim to advance the discussion of the role of the a priori in philosophy by addressing four sets of issues. The first is whether intuitions provide evidence for philosophical theories, whether that evidence is a priori, and whether the results of experimental philosophy affect the evidential or a priori status of intuitions. The second is whether there are explanations of the a priori and what range of propositions can be justified and known a priori. The third is whether a priori justified beliefs are needed in order to avoid some skeptical worries. The fourth is wh ... More

Keywords: a priori, a posteriori, concepts, evidence, experimental philosophy, intuition, methodology, naturalism, skepticism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199695331
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695331.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Albert Casullo, editor
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Joshua C. Thurow, editor
University of Texas at San Antonio

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