a posteriori

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Antonyms for a posteriori

involving reasoning from facts or particulars to general principles or from effects to causes

requiring evidence for validation or support

Related Words

derived from observed facts


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A posteriori physicalism is the combination of two appealing views: physicalism (that is, the view that all facts are either physical or entailed by the physical), and conceptual dualism (that is, the view that phenomenal truths are not entailed a priori by physical truths).
Suarez claims, nonetheless, that once the existence of God has been demonstrated a posteriori, it is possible to demonstrate the unicity of God in an a priori manner, although he concedes that it is not easy to do so.