PHILOSOPY UNIT ONE

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THE LIMITS OF REASON

the classic empirecist view of a priori reasoning is analytic, that it cannot provide any knowledge about the world. it cannot tell you what exists or how the world works. you cannot work out things about the world through pure reason, you must have sense experience. 

It is usual for empiresists to regard a priori reasoning as just unfolding defintions. This is the position taken by A J Ayer. the…

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