Definition of apriorism in English:

apriorism

noun

  • See a priori

    • ‘Indeed, I spent a considerable amount of time during my post-doc year studying Austrian economics at NYU trying to convince a number of Austrians to abandon their commitment to apriorism.’
    • ‘Some neo-positivists cannot forgive him for his anti-positivism, and some empiricists cannot be patient with his apriorism.’
    • ‘Philosophers who advocate a naturalistic approach to epistemology sometimes intend only to reject the high apriorism mandated by the idea of epistemology as first philosophy.’
    • ‘In my view, his own methodological framework cannot solve his original problem and it suffers from a slight bias towards apriorism.’
    • ‘My intention here is not so much to raise doubts about them, however, nor to question their apriorism.’

Pronunciation

apriorism

/eɪˈprʌɪəˌrɪz(ə)m/