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A priori knowledge : toward a phenomenological explanation, Tommaso Piazza

Label
A priori knowledge : toward a phenomenological explanation
Title
A priori knowledge
Title remainder
toward a phenomenological explanation
Statement of responsibility
Tommaso Piazza
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The book sets out to analyze the notion of a priori justification and of a priori knowledge. The most influential explanations of the a priori within the contemporary analytic tradition are analyzed. It is shown that the theories which group around the notion of implicit definition ultimately entail that the propositions which can be known a priori are to be analyzed along conventionalist lines. It is argued that the notion of objective a priori knowledge requires a commitment to the existence of a faculty which is the source of and justifies that kind of knowledge. The existence and functioni
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Piazza, Tommaso
Dewey number
121/.3
Index
no index present
LC call number
BD181.3
LC item number
.P53 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Phenomenology & mind
Series volume
Bd. 10
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • A priori
  • Phenomenology
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • A priori
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Phenomenology
Label
A priori knowledge : toward a phenomenological explanation, Tommaso Piazza
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-193)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Introduction; 1. A Priori, Analyticity, and Implicit Definition; Empiricism, Analyticity, and the A Priori; Reductive and Non-Reductive Conceptions of Analyticity; Implicit Definition, Logical Truth, and the Recalcitrant A Priori; Problems with Implicit Definition; BonJour's Objection; Fodor and Lepore's Objection; Horwich's Objection; Hale and Wright's Defence of the Traditional Connection; Logic and Convention; Coda; 2. Realism about Logic; Introduction; Logical Principles, Justification, and Epistemic Relativity; Objective Truth; Resnik's Attack
  • Wittgenstein on the Necessity of "1 inch = 2.54 cm" and Logical InferenceDummett's Objection; Rule Following Considerations and the Adoption of a Convention; Summarising Remarks; Wright's Attack; Conclusion; 3. Objective Knowledge; Introduction; What the Tortoise Said to Boghossian; What Boghossian would say to the Tortoise; Rule-circular Arguments; The Side-Argument; Rejecting the Side-Argument; First Horn: Simple Internalism and Rational Insight; Second Horn: Epistemic Responsibility and the Lack of EpistemicIrresponsibility; Realism, the A priori and Rational Insight
  • Boghossian's Argument against RelativismEpistemological Realism about Justification; Conclusion; 4. Phenomenology and Rational Insight; Naturalism and Justification; Phenomenology, Justification, and Eidetic Seeing; Is Holism a Possibility for the Empiricist?; Intuition of Essences and the Analytic/Synthetic Distinction; Husserl's Conception of the Analytic/Synthetic Distinction; Eidetic Variation; Passive Synthesis and Concept Constitution; Knowledge of Reality and Conceptual Truth; Absolute vs Relative Objectivity; Are Conceptual Truths True?; Conclusion; References
Control code
854569230
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 193 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110325034
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854569230
Label
A priori knowledge : toward a phenomenological explanation, Tommaso Piazza
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-193)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Introduction; 1. A Priori, Analyticity, and Implicit Definition; Empiricism, Analyticity, and the A Priori; Reductive and Non-Reductive Conceptions of Analyticity; Implicit Definition, Logical Truth, and the Recalcitrant A Priori; Problems with Implicit Definition; BonJour's Objection; Fodor and Lepore's Objection; Horwich's Objection; Hale and Wright's Defence of the Traditional Connection; Logic and Convention; Coda; 2. Realism about Logic; Introduction; Logical Principles, Justification, and Epistemic Relativity; Objective Truth; Resnik's Attack
  • Wittgenstein on the Necessity of "1 inch = 2.54 cm" and Logical InferenceDummett's Objection; Rule Following Considerations and the Adoption of a Convention; Summarising Remarks; Wright's Attack; Conclusion; 3. Objective Knowledge; Introduction; What the Tortoise Said to Boghossian; What Boghossian would say to the Tortoise; Rule-circular Arguments; The Side-Argument; Rejecting the Side-Argument; First Horn: Simple Internalism and Rational Insight; Second Horn: Epistemic Responsibility and the Lack of EpistemicIrresponsibility; Realism, the A priori and Rational Insight
  • Boghossian's Argument against RelativismEpistemological Realism about Justification; Conclusion; 4. Phenomenology and Rational Insight; Naturalism and Justification; Phenomenology, Justification, and Eidetic Seeing; Is Holism a Possibility for the Empiricist?; Intuition of Essences and the Analytic/Synthetic Distinction; Husserl's Conception of the Analytic/Synthetic Distinction; Eidetic Variation; Passive Synthesis and Concept Constitution; Knowledge of Reality and Conceptual Truth; Absolute vs Relative Objectivity; Are Conceptual Truths True?; Conclusion; References
Control code
854569230
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 193 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110325034
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854569230

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