While looking for possible matches to Kant's "a priori" proof I came across an astronomical planetary reference to the number 17.
(search for 'seventeen')
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From: "Robert Teague" <rteague@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, April 08, 2003 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: VMs: RE: Re: Kircher's Moon
> Bruce Grant wrote:
> > I seem to remember reading somewhere that Kant also had an "a priori"
> > that there could only be seven planets - does anyone know if that is
> I looked in some of my astronomy books, but found no mention of such
> a proof.
> In any case, Kant is far too late for the Voynich.
> (I can never see the name Immanuel Kant without thinking of the
> Monty Python "Philosopher's Drinking Song".)
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