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The date of the publication:
2012-12-18
The number of pages:
89
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3/4
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Nikolai N. Nepejvoda, Stephen R. Palmquist, Igor Gasparov, Basil Lourié, Jan Woleński, Nikolay N. Prelovskiy, Nijaz Ibrulj, Kamil I. Bakhtiyarov, Stefan Goltzberg, Paweł Przywara, Roman Murawski, Andrew Schumann,

Professor in the Department of Religion and Philosophy at Hong Kong Baptist University.

E-mail: stevepq@hkbu.edu.hk

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Analytic Aposteriority and its Relevance to Twentieth-Century Philosophy

One of the central features of Kant’s ground-breaking Critique of Pure Reason is its introduction of a new framework for classifying propositions according to their epistemological status, based on two dyadic distinctions: first, between propositions that evince an “analytic” structure and those with a “synthetic” structure; and second, between “a priori” modes of justifying such propositions and “a posteriori” modes.1 This gives rise to four possible kinds of propositional knowledge-claim, two of which are relatively non-controversial: analytic a priori propositions establish logical knowledge, whereas synthetic a posteriori propositions establish empirical knowledge.

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