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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A philosopher who subscribes to the belief that knowledge is derived from experiment or experience.

Usage examples (38)
  • Quine was a logical empiricist, which is a much broader category.
  • In that case the rationalist will usually also be in favor of what is called free-will, and the empiricist will be a fatalist --
  • He paused in thought for a good bit longer than I expected and replied that he was an "empiricist".
  • If that is the case, how does an non-modeling "empiricist" contribute? for more
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