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Empiricism - Wikipedia
In philosophy, empiricism is a theory that states that knowledge comes only or primarily from sensory experience. It is one of several views of epistemology, the study of human knowledge, along with rationalism and skepticism.
Empiricism | philosophy | Britannica.com
Empiricism: Empiricism, in philosophy, the view that all concepts originate in experience, that all concepts are about or applicable to things that can be experienced, or that all rationally acceptable beliefs or propositions are justifiable or knowable only through experience.
Empiricism | Define Empiricism at Dictionary.com
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Empiricism - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In philosophy, empiricism is a theory which believes that all knowledge comes from experience. 'Experience' is sometimes translated as 'sense data', i.e. we cannot know anything except by information which comes through our senses.
Philosophical Dictionary: Empedocles-Equivocation
Recommended Reading: The Empiricists (Anchor, 1961); The Empiricists: Critical Essays on Locke, Berkeley, and Hume, ed. by Margaret Atherton (Rowman & Littlefield, 1999); Encyclopedia of Empiricism, ed. by Don Garrett and Edward Barbanell (Greenwood, 1997); and Lynn Hankinson Nelson, Who Knows: From Quine to a Feminist Empiricism (Temple, 1992).
Two Dogmas of Empiricism - Ditext
Modern empiricism has been conditioned in large part by two dogmas. One is a belief in some fundamental cleavage between truths which are analytic, or grounded in meanings independently of matters of fact and truths which are synthetic, or grounded in fact.
Empirical evidence - Wikipedia
Empirical evidence, also known as sensory experience, is the information received by means of the senses, particularly by observation and documentation of patterns and behavior through experimentation.
John Locke - Philosophy Pages
A brief discussion of the life and works of John Locke, with links to electronic texts and additional information.
Theories of Explanation | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Theories of Explanation. Within the philosophy of science there have been competing ideas about what an explanation is. Historically, explanation has been associated with causation: to explain an event or phenomenon is to identify its cause.
Word List: Isms - Phrontistery
Word Definition absolutism doctrine of government by a single absolute ruler; autocracy absurdism doctrine that we live in an irrational universe