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Single Idea 3706

[catalogued under 13. Knowledge Criteria / B. Internal Justification / 4. Foundationalism / d. Rational foundations]

Full Idea

A priori justification can vary in degree.

Gist of Idea

A priori justification can vary in degree

Source

Laurence Bonjour (In Defence of Pure Reason [1998], 4.5)

Book Reference

Bonjour,Laurence: 'In Defense of Pure Reason' [CUP 1998], p.119


A Reaction

This idea, which I trace back at least to Russell, seems to me one of breakthrough ideas in modern thought. It means that a priori knowledge can be reconnected with a posteriori knowledge.