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Apriorism
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I. Forms Past and Present – II. Arguments for and against Apriorism

As a collective term for all philosophical conceptions that admit a priori the possibility of non-analytical knowledge ( A priori/A posteriori ), “apriorism” stands for the opposite of Empiricism. Just as the distinction between a priori and a posteriori knowledge can be drawn in various ways, so can that between apriorism and empiricism. Furthermore, a plethora of conceptions, highly di…

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Willaschek, Marcus, “Apriorism”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_00957>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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