apriorism

noun
apri·​o·​rism | \-ˈȯˌri-\
plural -s

Definition of apriorism 

1 : belief in a priori principles or reasoning specifically : the doctrine that knowledge rests upon principles that are self-evident to reason or are presupposed by experience in general

2a : an a priori principle : assumption

b : an example of a priori reasoning

c : a statement that makes evident a belief in a priori principles

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History and Etymology for apriorism

probably translation of Dutch apriorisme

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