Some articles on priori:
... he examines Kant’s claim that transcendental logic can generate a priori synthetic propositions ... By his logical derivation of the categories, Kant believes, he can prove their a priori origin because logic is a priori ... With their a priori origin thus proven, Kant intends to use them as the logical premise for the Transcendental Deduction ...
Famous quotes containing the words formalism and/or priori:
“It is sentimentalism to assume that the teaching of life can always be fitted to the childs interests, just as it is empty formalism to force the child to parrot the formulas of adult society. Interests can be created and stimulated.”
—Jerome S. Bruner (20th century)
“The so-called law of induction cannot possibly be a law of logic, since it is obviously a proposition with a sense.Nor, therefore, can it be an a priori law.”
—Ludwig Wittgenstein (18891951)