empiricism

[ em-pir-uh-siz-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF empiricism

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Throughout civilized Europe a sort of carnival of empiricism prevailed.

Animal magnetism or mesmerism had been involved in mystery and empiricism.

Comte's teachings are a combination of empiricism and socialism.

Observation is the fundamental logical principle of empiricism.

The critical disposition of empiricism is well exemplified here.

Immediate data are the counters of experience, but they are the money of empiricism.

Is it not the real door of separation between Empiricism and Rationalism?

That we all of us have feelings, Empiricism feels quite sure.

What, then, according to him and in the system of empiricism, is the notion of substance?

We, too, have seemingly followed in our discussion the course of empiricism.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, in the medical sense, from empiric + -ism. General sense is from 1796.

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