A test method, the usefulness of which depends on a correlation or association between the endpoint measured and the biologic effect of interest, rather than on known or demonstrated mechanistic relationships.
Descriptive office quality classification based on rent intervals (Downs, 1980; Roberts, 1986; Graham and Bible, 1992; Ling and Archer, 2006; BOMA, 2011; Dermisi and McDonald, 2010), did not report the theoretical basis and empirical method used to identify office quality classes.
With its analytical and empirical method, sociological political theory seeks to determine the relation of the state/polity to other aspects of society and to analyse the state/polity as a form of social organisation.
Adopting William James's "radical empirical method," the use of "practical experience" rather than "philosophical reasoning," Wyse contends that the acceptance of this "shift" from the original meaning of "messiah," for both Jews and Christians, could go a long way to heal the rift between them.
It helped shape the view of the city itself as a 'social body', promulgated by influential medical men who were central to the construction and dissemination of new forms of statistical knowledge and empirical method.