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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A quality or state characterized by certainty or acceptance or affirmation and dogmatic assertiveness; The form of empiricism that bases all knowledge on perceptual experience (not on intuition or revelation).

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  • But this positivism is a dead-end: The same impulse of stripping away conceit characterized modern architecture.
  • In other words, false positivism is easy, but it is a lie.
  • Yes, I’d say logical positivism is the closest thing to what I agree with.
  • Otherwise it seems you end up in logical positivism, which is relf-refuting. for more
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