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a priori

Believed without question. I'm shocked that there are people who just have an a priori acceptance of such wild theories.
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The Notion of the A Priori is the English translation of Mikel Dufrenne's 1959 work La Notion D 'A Priori.
The introduction criticizes the Kantian a priori which confers meaning on experience while remaining 'independent of experience and..
The First still attempts an a priori demonstration that our cognitive methods satisfy some (weak) criterion of adequacy.
Infallibilism about a priori justification is the thesis that for an agent A to be a priori justified in believing p, that which justifies A's belief that p must guarantee the truth of p.
Inspiration for Cassam's approach is drawn from Kant's account of synthetic a priori knowledge, and is it is also influenced by Dray, Nozick and Peacocke (Chapter 1).