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Quotation by Saul Kripke
In fact, of course, I hold that propositions that contemporary
philosophers would properly count as 'empirical' can be necessary and be known to be such.
Saul Kripke (b. 1940), U.S. analytic philosopher. repr. In Semantics and Natural Language, D. Davidson and Harmon. Naming and Necessity, p. 160 (1972).
Necessary a posteriori propositions exist.
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