Unformatted text preview: There’s no absolute heaviness. A posteriori. • “Jim is bald.” Synthetic. Jim is just a name. To describe anything about him would take experience. Synthetic a posteriori. • “7 + 5 = 12.” All math concepts are synthetic a priori. It has to be a priori. But why is it all synthetic? o The only way you could have figured that out by either doing the math or counting tick marks. o He could change that to two really big numbers and ask for the answer immediately. There’s no concept to it though, you have to do the math. And to do the math you need to use experience. EXTRA CREDIT!!...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHIL 140 taught by Professor Nathancox during the Fall '08 term at Kansas.
- Fall '08