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noun as in induction

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Unlike the approaches favored by other Justices, Breyer’s brand of well-tempered empiricism forced him to be candid about what informed his judgment.

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Roosevelt, the Emperor of Empiricism, never learned the lesson Keynes tried to teach.

If President-elect Obama truly does forecast a new Age of Empiricism, then Larry is the best choice for Treasury.

Throughout civilized Europe a sort of carnival of empiricism prevailed.

Aristotle, by long odds the greatest naturalist of antiquity, laid the first philosophic basis for empiricism.

To the vocal scientist, "wearing the voice into place" represents the depth of empiricism.

This change in the character of vocal instruction will not be in any sense a return to empiricism.

The term empiricism is, however, now applied to any philosophical system which finds all its material in experience.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to empiricism, such as: experimentation, and experientialism.

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