- Characterizing that kind of reasoning which deduces consequences from definitions formed, or principles assumed, or which infers effects from causes previously known; deductive or deductively. The reverse of a posteriori.
- Applied to knowledge and conceptions assumed, or presupposed, as prior to experience, in order to make experience rational or possible.
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