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Priori

An argument a priori is one from cause to effect. To prove the existence of God a priori, you must show that every other hypothesis is more unlikely, and therefore this hypothesis is the most likely. All mathematical proofs are of this kind. (See Posteriori.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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