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12. Knowledge Sources / A. A Priori Knowledge / 9. A Priori from Concepts

[a priori knowledge only arises from our concepts]

15 ideas
To name something, you must already have an idea of what it is [Epicurus, by Diog. Laertius]
Relations of ideas are known by thought, independently from the world [Hume]
For Kant analytic knowledge needs complex concepts, but the a priori can rest on the simple [Coffa on Kant]
With large numbers it is obvious that we could never find the sum by analysing the concepts [Kant]
A priori intuitions can only concern the objects of our senses [Kant]
All a priori knowledge deals with the relations of universals [Russell]
We can know some general propositions by universals, when no instance can be given [Russell]
We explain away a priori knowledge, not as directly empirical, but as indirectly holistically empirical [Devitt]
A priori knowledge is analytic - the structure of our concepts - and hence unimportant [Papineau]
Knowledge is a priori if the experience giving you the concepts thus gives you the knowledge [Kitcher]
Meanings and concepts cannot give a priori knowledge, because they may be unacceptable [Horwich]
If we stipulate the meaning of 'number' to make Hume's Principle true, we first need Hume's Principle [Horwich]
Red and green being exclusive colours seems to be rationally graspable but not analytic [Audi,R]
The concepts needed for a priori thought may come from experience [Audi,R]
Examining accurate, justified or grounded concepts brings understanding of the world [Jenkins]