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Cognition, Content, and the A Priori: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind and Knowledge

Robert Hanna


This book develops a unified contemporary Kantian theory of rational human cognition and knowledge. Along the way, it provides accounts of (i) intentionality and its contents, including non-conceptual content and conceptual content, (ii) sense perception and perceptual knowledge, including perceptual self-knowledge, (iii) the analytic-synthetic distinction, (iv) the nature of logic, and (v) a priori truth and knowledge in mathematics, logic, and philosophy. This book is specifically intended to reach out to two very different audiences: contemporary Analytic philosophers of mind and knowledge, ... More

Keywords: mind, knowledge, cognition, content, perception, a priori, rationality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198716297
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716297.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Hanna, author