Empiriosymbolism

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Empiriosymbolism

 

a variety of Machism. The theory of empiriosymbolism was worked out by P. S. Iushkevich, according to whom the real world is the totality of the symbols of experience, or sensations. The subjective-idealist principles of empiriosymbolism were criticized by V. I. Lenin in Materialism and Empiriocriticism (see Poln. sobr. soch., 5th ed., vol. 18).

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