a+priori

  • 81A priori — A pri*o ri [L. a (ab) + prior former.] 1. (Logic) Characterizing that kind of reasoning which deduces consequences from definitions formed, or principles assumed, or which infers effects from causes previously known; deductive or deductively. The …

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  • 82A PRIORI —         (лат.) см. Апостериори и априори. Философский энциклопедический словарь. М.: Советская энциклопедия. Гл. редакция: Л. Ф. Ильичёв, П. Н. Федосеев, С. М. Ковалёв, В. Г. Панов. 1983. A PRIORI …

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  • 83a priori — apriority /ay pruy awr i tee, or /, n. /ay pruy awr uy, ohr uy, ay pree awr ee, ohr ee, ah pree awr ee, ohr ee/ 1. from a general law to a particular instance; valid independently of observation. Cf. a posteriori (def. 1). 2. existing in the mind …

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  • 84Palazzo dei Priori (Città di Castello) — Façade vers piazza Gabriotti …

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  • 85a priori — von vornherein * * * a pri|o|ri Ggs a posteriori 1. ohne Erfahrungsgrundlage (gegeben), allein aus der Vernunft, dem Denken stammend 2. rein begrifflich 3. von vornherein [lat., „vom Früheren her“] * * * a pri|o|ri [lat. = vom Früheren her, zu:… …

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  • 86a priori — /a pri ɔri/ locuz. lat. mediev. ( da ciò che è prima ). ■ agg. 1. (filos.) [di giudizio non ricavato dall esperienza, ma formulato dalla ragione] ▶◀ ‖ deduttivo. ◀▶ a posteriori. ‖ empirico, induttivo. 2. (estens.) [di giudizio espresso senza… …

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  • 87a priori — 1710, from cause to effect (a logical term, in reference to reasoning), Latin, lit. from what comes first, from priori, ablative of prior first (see PRIOR (Cf. prior) (adj.)). Used loosely for in accordance with previous knowledge (1834) …

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  • 88a priori —    (ah pree OH ree) [Latin: from before] Already known to be valid. A fact known a priori requires no analysis.    Logic and a priori assumption, not empirical research, led to Sennett’s insight The Atlantic Monthly, February 1998 …

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  • 89(a) priori — formal accepted without being thought about or questioned. The existence of God is a priori for most people with a religious faith. In a court of law, a priori assumptions about guilt and innocence can be dangerous …

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  • 90a posteriori/a priori —    A belief is a posteriori if it is held on the basis of experience, and is a priori if it is held on a basis other than experience (or held on no basis at all). Of course, one individual may believe a proposition on the basis of experience and… …

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  • 91a priori — adverbio 1. Uso/registro: elevado. Antes de examinar la situación concreta: Un juez no puede condenar al acusado a priori …

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  • 92a priori — [ā΄ prī ôr′ī, ā΄prīôr′ē; ä΄prī ôr′ī, ä΄prīôr′ē] [L, lit., from what precedes < a, ab, from + priori, abl. of prior: see PRIOR] 1. from cause to effect or from a generalization to particular instances; deductive or deductively 2. based on… …

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  • 93a priori — adj. & adv. adj. 1 (of reasoning) deductive; proceeding from causes to effects (opp. A POSTERIORI). 2 (of concepts, knowledge, etc.) logically independent of experience; not derived from experience (opp. EMPIRICAL). 3 not submitted to critical… …

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  • 94synthetic a priori — noun : a synthetic judgment or proposition that is known to be true on a priori grounds; specifically : one that is factual but universally and necessarily true the Kantian conception that the basic propositions of geometry and physics are… …

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  • 95a priori — Regulative Reg u*la*tive (r?g ?*l?*t?v), a. 1. Tending to regulate; regulating. Whewell. [1913 Webster] 2. (Metaph.) Necessarily assumed by the mind as fundamental to all other knowledge; furnishing fundamental principles; as, the regulative… …

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  • 96a priori — adjective Etymology: Latin, literally, from the former Date: 1652 1. a. deductive b. relating to or derived by reasoning from self evident propositions compare a posteriori c. presupposed by experience …

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