Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 81 (1):31-48 (2000)

Authors
Albert Casullo
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Abstract
Rationalists often argue that empiricism is incoherent and conclude, on that basis, that some knowledge is a priori. I contend that such arguments against empiricism cannot be parlayed into an argument in support of the a priori since rationalism is open to the same arguments. I go on to offer an alternative strategy. The leading idea is that, instead of offering a priori arguments against empiricism, rationalists should marshal empirical support for their position.
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1111/papq.2000.81.issue-1
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy

 PhilArchive page | Upload history
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

What Do You Mean “This Isn’T the Question”?David Enoch & Tristram McPherson - 2017 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 47 (6):820-840.

View all 9 citations / Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Constructive Empiricism and the Vices of Voluntarism.Paul Dicken - 2009 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 17 (2):189 – 201.
Is Empiricism Coherent?Albert Casullo - 2000 - The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 5:61-74.
On What Empiricism Cannot Be.Alexander Bozzo - 2016 - Metaphilosophy 47 (2):181-198.
Measuring Coherence.Igor Douven & Wouter Meijs - 2007 - Synthese 156 (3):405 - 425.
Coherence and the Truth Connection.Keith Lehrer - 2005 - Erkenntnis 63 (3):413-423.
Plausibilistic Coherence.John R. Welch - 2014 - Synthese 191 (10):2239-2253.
On the Truth-Conduciveness of Coherence.William Roche - 2014 - Erkenntnis 79 (S3):647-665.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total views
101 ( #90,626 of 2,330,441 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
32 ( #19,183 of 2,330,441 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes