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Paul Boghossian and Christopher Peacocke

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780199241279

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0199241279.001.0001

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A Priori Knowledge Revisited

A Priori Knowledge Revisited

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(p.65) 4 A Priori Knowledge Revisited
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New Essays on the A Priori
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Philip Kitcher (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0199241279.003.0004

Philip Kitcher defends his rejection of the thesis that mathematical knowledge is possible if such knowledge is a priori against a number of objections. His main line of argument is to suggest a property that follows deductively from apriority, and then to argue that propositions cannot possess such a property.

Keywords:   a priori knowledge, mathematical knowledge, Philip Kitcher, property, propositions

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