philo journal 7

Philo journal 7 - (1 What does Kant mean by"analytic judgments What does he mean by"synthetic or"amplifying judgments Give an example of each(2

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(1) What does Kant mean by "analytic" judgments? What does he mean by "synthetic" or "amplifying" judgments? Give an example of each. (2) According to Kant, are there any a priori analytic judgments? If there are, give a couple of examples. If there are not, explain why there can be no such thing. (3) On p. 87, Kant writes, "There is no doubt that knowledge begins with experience. . . . But if knowledge begins with experience, it does not follow that all of it is derived from experience." Explain what this passage means. When Kant talks about “analytic” judgments, he means something in which the predicate only analyzes the subject, but when he is talking about “synthetic” judgments, he is talking about when the predicate adds something to the subject, not just analyzes it. For example, say I’m talking about the appearance of a particular place. I say, “The restaurant is very nice looking from the outside. That is an analytic judgment because I am not adding anything on to my statement, other than what I can see in plain view. Now,
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