The Epistemology of a Priori Knowledge

By Tamara Horowitz; Joseph L. Camp Jr. | Go to book overview

INDEX
a priori knowledge, 12–15, 28, 126, 138–139, 145, 151
a priori science, 7, 136
a priori truth, 8–9, 123–135, 137, 142
classical apriorism, 123–126, 128, 129, 130–137
category/concept/notion of an, 5–6, 126–130, 137, 137 n. 2
mathematical knowledge, 6–8, 123–126, 132–137
Allais, M., 35, 36, 41, 42, 45, 65, 67, 69, 70, 77, 81, 82, 89, 97, 98 n. 7, 99 nn. 13–14, 101 n. 27, 102 n. 33, 102 n. 37
Allais Problem
analysis of, 35–77, 101 n. 27
and Principle B (for [backtracking]), 64–67
and sure-thing principle, 40–44
as a QCD, 47–50, 100 n. 19
history of, 98 n. 7, 99 n. 13
lottery-style formulation of, 39–44, 101 n. 27
ambiguity of information, 88–89
analytic truth, 127, 139, 151 n. 1
Ashby, F., 101 n. 30
Austerlitz, R., 100 n. 18, 189 n. 16
Axiom of Symbolic Stability, 133
axioms for subjective expected utility theory, 121 n. 3
axioms for SSB utility theory, reference to, 122 n. 10
backtracking reasoning
backtracking criticism, 57–60
Backtracking Fallacy, 3, 4, 9–12, 21–22
logically exhaustive backtrackers, 64–66
Principle B and dominance principles, 64–66
Principle B [backtracking,] 9–11, 64–66, 68–70, 72, 75, 80–83, 91–92, 95–97
Bayesian decision theory, in Newcomb's problem, 155–157, 162, 163, 166, 166–167 n. 1
belief-forming policy, 113
Belnap, N., 151
Berkeley, G., 5
Boolos, G., 137
Bromberger, S., 137
Buck, R., 151 n. 2
Businessman Argument, 9–10, 23–26, 66, 97
Camerer, C., 102 n. 37
Camp, J., 137, 151, 166, 188, 189 n. 14
Carnap, R., 5, 93, 94, 97, 126

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Contents ix
  • Introduction 3
  • 1: The Backtracking Fallacy 23
  • 2: Making Rational Choices When Preferences Cycle 103
  • 3: A Priori Truth 123
  • 4: Stipulation and Epistemological Privilege 138
  • 5: Newcomb's Problem as a Thought Experiment 153
  • 6: Philosophical Intuitions and Psychological Theory 168
  • Index 191
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