Apriorism



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 time in moral theory to slam both hedonism and apriorism.
Essays in Experimental Logic John Dewey

If a third explanation can be thought of, it will not follow that apriorism is true.
Pragmatism D.L. Murray

But does it follow from the failure of empiricism that apriorism is true?
Pragmatism D.L. Murray

apriorism and skepticism define the great difference in the attitude toward the witness.
Criminal Psychology Hans Gross

noun
the philosophical doctrine that there may be genuine knowledge independent of experience Compare rationalism (sense 2), sensationalism (sense 3)

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