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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 Rules: Wittgenstein on the Normativity of Logic

A Priori Rules: Wittgenstein on the Normativity of Logic

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(p.170) 8 A Priori Rules: Wittgenstein on the Normativity of Logic
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New Essays on the A Priori
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Peter Railton (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0199241279.003.0008

Peter Railton explores a non‐meaning‐based approach to explaining the possibility of a priori knowledge, suggesting that we regard apparently a priori principles as rules, regulative of certain practices. Railton goes on to use this idea as a foundation of comparison with Wittgenstein's views in the first part of his Philosophical Investigations.

Keywords:   a priori knowledge, logic, normativity, Philosophical Investigations, Peter Railton, rules, Wittgenstein

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