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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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Implicit Definition and the A Priori

Implicit Definition and the A Priori

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New Essays on the A Priori

Bob Hale (Contributor Webpage)

Crispin Wright (Contributor Webpage)

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Bob Hale and Crispin Wright hold a meaning‐based approach to the explanation of a priori propositions. In their contribution, they develop the model of implicit definition, also suggested by Boghossian in this collection, and in particular, investigate its explanatory potential with regard to some cases of a priori knowledge.

Keywords:   a priori knowledge, explanation, Bob Hale, implicit definition, Crispin Wright

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