Transcendental Arguments

[Revised entry by Robert Stern on April 17, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] As standardly conceived, transcendental arguments are taken to be distinctive in involving a certain sort of
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[Revised entry by Robert Stern on April 17, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] As standardly conceived, transcendental arguments are taken to be distinctive in involving a certain sort of claim, namely that X is a necessary condition for the possibility of Y - where then, given that Y is the case, it logically follows that X must be the case too. Moreover, because these arguments are generally used to respond to skeptics who take our knowledge claims to be problematic, the Y in...

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