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What a maker’s knowledge could be

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Three classic distinctions specify that truths can be necessary versus contingent,analytic versus synthetic, and a priori versus a posteriori. The philosopher reading this article knows very well both how useful and ordinary such distinctions are in our conceptual work and that they have been subject to many and detailed debates, especially the last two. In the following pages, I do not wish to discuss how far they may be tenable. I shall assume that, if they are reasonable and non problemati...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s11229-016-1232-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
ORCID:
0000-0002-5444-2280
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Publisher:
Springer Netherlands Publisher's website
Journal:
Synthese Journal website
Volume:
195
Issue:
1
Pages:
465-481
Publication date:
2016-10-14
Acceptance date:
2016-09-26
DOI:
EISSN:
1573-0964
ISSN:
0039-7857
Pubs id:
pubs:655844
URN:
uri:888465da-ebd6-40c6-b968-69b8bbaae0f4
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uuid:888465da-ebd6-40c6-b968-69b8bbaae0f4
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pubs:655844

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