April 1, a day when practical jokes or tricks are played on unsuspecting people.
- April showers bring may flowers
april showers bring may flowers Some unpleasant occurrences bring about better things.
belief in, or reliance upon, a priori reasoning, arguments, or principles. Historical Examples Moreover, apriorism has not escaped from the empirical doubt about the future. Pragmatism D.L. Murray Empiricism has never succeeded in accounting for this apriorism and necessity. The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life Emile Durkheim It is comparatively easy at the present […]
belief in, or reliance upon, a priori reasoning, arguments, or principles. noun the philosophical doctrine that there may be genuine knowledge independent of experience Compare rationalism (sense 2), sensationalism (sense 3)
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from a general law to a particular instance; valid independently of observation. Compare (def 1). existing in the mind prior to and independent of experience, as a faculty or character trait. Compare (def 2). not based on prior study or examination; nonanalytic: an a priori judgment. adjective (logic) relating to or involving deductive reasoning from […]