[ey-prahy-awr-iz-uh m, -ohr-, ey-pree-, ah-pree-]
- belief in, or reliance upon, a priori reasoning, arguments, or principles.
Origin of apriorism
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Examples from the Web for apriorism
If a third explanation can be thought of, it will not follow that apriorism is true.
But does it follow from the failure of empiricism that apriorism is true?
Moreover, apriorism has not escaped from the empirical doubt about the future.
Apriorism and skepticism define the great difference in the attitude toward the witness.Criminal Psychology
Empiricism has never succeeded in accounting for this apriorism and necessity.The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life
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