Essay heading: Kant On Synthetic Apriori Knowledge

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There are a priori necessary truths and a posteriori contingent truths. However, for Kant there is another distinction in types of possible judgements that deserves a place in philosophy (Gardner, 1999). This distinction is that between synthetic and analytic propositions. Analytic propositions are true in virtue of the meanings of the concepts that inhere in them...
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Analytic propositions are true in virtue of the meanings of the concepts that inhere in them. The predicate in an analytic proposition must in some way be contained in the subject of the proposition. Analytic propositions rely on some kind of conceptual containment, the very definition of the subject concept entails that the predicate is true (Gardner, 1999)...
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