Meaning of EMPIRICISM in English

EMPIRICISM

noun

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But there is another characteristic strand to foundationalism, that of empiricism .

He noted that qualitative experience is lost when a reductionist empiricism seeks only quantitative generalizations.

Indeed, they have been embarrassed by them, having so internalized the epistemological criteria of positivism, empiricism and pragmatism.

It is bald assertion, based on what economists call casual empiricism .

It is that the probabilistic idea is in accord with a kind of empiricism .

It therefore rejected empiricism and was particularly critical of utilitarianism.

It was the dawn of the age of empiricism .

The distinction between rationalism and empiricism relates to a distinction between knowledge acquired by reason and knowledge acquired by the senses.

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