Linking Necessity to Apriority

Acta Analytica 34 (1):1-7 (2019)

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Tristan Grøtvedt Haze
University of Sydney
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There is an important and fairly straightforward link between necessity and apriority which can shed light on our knowledge of the former, but initially plausible attempts to spell out what it is fall victim to counterexamples. Casullo discusses one such proposal, argues—following Anderson :1–20, )—that it fails, and suggests an alternative. In this paper, I argue that Casullo’s alternative also fails, before making a suggestion for which I can find no counterexamples and which, notably, handles some recent examples due to Kipper and Strohminger and Yli-Vakkuri.
Keywords modal epistemology  necessity  apriority  the a priori  modality
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