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1710, "from cause to effect," a Latin term in logic from c. 1300, in reference to reasoning from antecedent to consequent, based on causes and first principles, literally "from what com [..]
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In rhetoric, logic, and philosophy, an argument is said to be a priori if its truth can be known or inferred independently of any direct perception. Logic, geometry, and mathematics are usually held a [..]
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A presumption made before an analysis is undertaken, often based on experiences, beliefs, or deductions from seemingly self-evident propositions about how the world works. This is a Latin for assumpti [..]
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Latin for prior to- independent and not being based on any previous study-
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A Priori refers to the period of a study before data collection starts. For example, if we conduct an experiment on how caffeine effects concentration, we might predict that caffeine will increase con [..]
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Found by deduction. Derived by reasoning from self-evident propositions.
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Latin term meaning “from the cause to the effect.” A priori is a term of logic used to denote that when one generally accepted truth is shown to be a cause, another particular effect must necessar [..]
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from what comes before
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a term originating from the work of Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) referring to any knowledge which is known to be true independently of experience. It contrasts with a posteriori which refers to knowledge [..]
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A presumption made before an analysis is undertaken, often based on experiences, beliefs, or deductions from seemingly self-evident propositions about how the world works. This is a Latin for assumpti [..]
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Known ahead of time.
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(logic) Based on hypothesis rather than experiment. ''In his opening argument, the student mentioned nothing beyond his a priori knowledge.'' Self-evident, intuitively obvious. Presumed withou [..]
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Latin Expression: From the former. Presupposed independent of experience, the reverse of a posteriori. Used in mathematics and logic to denote something that is known or postulated before a proof has [..]
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a way of gaining knowledge without appealing to any particular experience(s). This method is used to establish transcendental and logical truths. (Cf. a posteriori.)
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