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em·pir·i·cism

(em-pir'i-sizm),
A looking to experience as a guide to practice or to the therapeutic use of any remedy.

empiricism

/em·pir·i·cism/ (em-pir´ĭ-sizm) skill or knowledge based entirely on experience.empir´icempir´ical

empiricism

(ĕm-pîr′ĭ-sĭz′əm)
n.
1. The view that experience, especially of the senses, is the only source of knowledge.
2.
a. Employment of empirical methods, as in science.
b. An empirical conclusion.
3. The practice of medicine that disregards scientific theory and relies solely on practical experience.

em·pir′i·cist n.

empiricism

[empir′isiz′əm]
a form of therapy based on the therapist's personal experience and that of other practitioners. empiricist, n.

empiricism,

n philosophical school in which theories must be based upon repeatable observations. Modern science has empiricism as its philosophical foundation.

empiricism

The belief that knowledge or behaviour stems from experience, learning or data acquired by observation or experimentation. See nativism; empiricist theory.

em·pir·i·cism

(em-pir'i-sizm)
Using experience as a guide to practice or use of any remedy.

empiricism

skill or knowledge based entirely on experience; compare with rationalism.
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Each of these positions implies a complete separation of transcendental philosophy and the empirical sciences which would prevent us from rethinking their relation in the way that Heidegger desires, for he is seeking a relationship between the transcendental and the empirical in which neither would have absolute authority: (17) "the relation between metaphysics and the positive sciences is and must be an ambiguous one [zweideutzg]".
The realist metaphysical thesis and semantic thesis are superfluous because only the inferentialist functional thesis is necessary to explain the successful use of mathematics in empirical science and to secure the objectivity of mathematics.
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Even as he resisted the 'grey truth' of empirical science, there is a strongly scientific cast to a lot of Yeats's occult meanderings.
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