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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Medical practice and advice based on observation and experience in ignorance of scientific findings; The application of certain methods in any art or science; (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge derives from experience.

Usage examples (36)
  • In philosophy, the term empiricism is used to describe a number of distinct philosophical attitudes, practices, and propositions.
  • What do the terms empiricism and rationalism mean?
  • Libertarians argue that there are limits to reason — your empiricism is welcome here!
  • But this sort of "logical empiricism" is at best a very crude method for assessing the goodness of arguments. for more
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