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Diccionario filosófico
Complete edition

Diccionario de Filosofía
Brief definition of the most important concepts of philosophy.


A Dictionary of English Philosophical Terms Francis Garden

Vocabulary of Philosophy, Psychological, Ethical, Metaphysical
William Fleming

Biografías y semblanzas Biographical references and lives of philosophers

Brief introduction to the thought of Ortega y Gasset

History of Philosophy Summaries

Historia de la Filosofía
Explanation of the thought of the great philosophers; summaries, exercises...

Historia de la Filosofía
Digital edition of the History of Philosophy by Jaime Balmes

Historia de la Filosofía
Digital edition of the History of Philosophy by Zeferino González

Vidas, opiniones y sentencias de los filósofos más ilustres
Complete digital edition of the work of Diogenes Laertius

Compendio de las vidas de los filósofos antiguos

A brief history of Greek Philosophy
B. C. Burt


A Short History of Philosophy




A posteriori, A priori

A posteriori, A priori. The two counter forms of reasoning, resulting, the one from the action of things and events, i. e. from experience; the other from that which is already in the mind.


We reason or judge à posteriori when we ascend from observation of particulars to a general law; we reason or judge à priori when we conclude on particulars from a previous principle already in our minds, whether there as the result of previous experience, or as a necessary form of thought. It is to the latter class of à priori judgments that the term since Kant has been generally applied. When we pass, however, from single judgments to discourse, the title belongs to all deductive, and that of à posteriori to all inductive, reasoning.



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