What does Kripke mean by "a priori?"

Pierre Baumann

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dr Pierre Baumann
Department of Philosophy
University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras


This paper argues that Kripke's claim that there are contingent a priori truths would be vitiated by a seemingly unorthodox understanding of the term "a priori".

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