Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

A priori: something that we can know without prior (empirical) investigation. Is the inventory of a priori certainties purely logical? Is a priori knowledge always necessary?

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Korfmacher Schopenhauer zur Einführung Hamburg 1994
I 17
A priori knowledge / Schopenhauer: 1 Law of inertia: every change needs a cause. - 2 Law of Perseverance: matter is eternal. - Matter: is mere imagination. - On the other hand, the brain is a product of matter. - Solution: metaphysics. The organism is not just an idea, but something else.

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-22