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A posteriori is a Latin term, "from the latter," which refers to knowledge or thought that is based upon experience.  It is used in relationship to reasoning in the category of epistemology (the study of knowledge).  Where a priori knowledge is not based upon experience, a posteriori knowledge is based on experience and observable evidence.

 

 

 

 
 

About The Author

Matt Slick is the President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry.