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A priori: something that we can know without prior (empirical) investigation. Is the inventory of a priori certainties purely logical? Is a priori knowledge always necessary?
 
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Schopenhauer, A.
 
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A priori Korfmacher Schopenhauer zur Einf├╝hrung Hamburg 1994
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A priori knowledge / Schopenhauer: 1 Law of inertia: every change needs a cause. - 2 Law of Perseverance: matter is eternal. - Matter: is mere imagination. - On the other hand, the brain is a product of matter. - Solution: metaphysics. The organism is not just an idea, but something else.
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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-26