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a priori

  (formal)
accepted without being thought about or questioned The existence of God is a priori for most people with a religious faith. In a court of law, a priori assumptions about guilt and innocence can be dangerous.
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He reasoned à priori - He reasoned also à posteriori.
We should not A PRIORI have expected it, but it is undoubtedly a fact.
We may trace them in language, in philosophy, in mythology, in poetry, but we cannot argue a priori about them.
No one would have guessed a priori that this movement of a middle-aged man's body would cause fish to come out of the sea into his larder, but experience shows that it does, and the middle-aged man therefore continues to go to the City, just as the cat in the cage continues to lift the latch when it has once found it.
Mais en l'absence de leur public, le match devant se jouer a huis clos, les hommes d'Artur Jorge auront, a priori, du mal a se defaire de la Saoura emmenee par l'ancien attaquant du MC Alger, Mustapha Djallit, meilleur buteur avec 2 buts en compagnie de Gasmi (NAHD) et Zaabia (MC Oran).
The first method, APE A Priori information for Earthquake damage mapping, concerns the generation of maps to address the detection and estimate of damage caused by a seism.
The irony goes beyond, the same party, now governing but when it was in opposition commented on the discontent from all social groups and categories and now creates views that the expression of a political attitude a priori means political attitude.
com)-- Today a Berlin-based app store analytics startup, Priori Data, announced the release of its app store analytics platform Priori Data Pro.
Does Kant Demand Explanations for All Synthetic A Priori Claims?
Russian aircrafts a priori can not be used in internal conflicts of the country," the Ambassador stressed.
Chalmers distinguishes several scrutability theses: the definitional (which he drops), the conditional, the inferential, and the a priori.
Amoureuse et fiancee a James Righton, son rockeur de petit ami, Keira Knightley s'est livree au magazine Marie Claire, dont elle fait la couverture pour le mois de fevrier quant a sa relation, et, o surprise, figurez-vous que les deux tourtereaux n'ont a priori pas grand-chose a voir l'un avec l'autre.
What Place for the A Priori offers original essays on a priori knowledge in a fine collection suitable for college-level audiences strong in philosophy.
1647) used prospective data from a population-based sample of mothers with live singleton births (n = 66,203) to estimate the association between maternal stress during pregnancy (classified based on two a priori -- defined indicators of common stress forms, life stress and emotional stress) and offspring diseases during childhood, controlling for maternal stress after pregnancy.
Individual essays include "Evidence-based Psychotherapy: Values and the A Priori", "The Philosophical Insignificance of A Priori Knowledge", "A Dilemma for Naturalized Epistemology?