What are ‘synthetic a priori judgments’?
What is the a priori/a posteriori distinction?
o What is the analytic/synthetic distinction?
o How does Kant reimagine (or repurpose) these distinctions?
o What role do synthetic a priori judgments play in Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason?
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