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scientific empiricism:

see logical positivismlogical positivism,
also known as logical or scientific empiricism, modern school of philosophy that attempted to introduce the methodology and precision of mathematics and the natural sciences into the field of philosophy. The movement, which began in the early 20th cent.
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The hellishness of this eternity within eternity represents a crucial element of O'Brien's critique of the larger projects of modernity: scientific empiricism and Enlightenment rationalism, particularly the quest for absolute objectivity and freedom.
Woman as the research fulcrum challenges the presumption that conventional scientific empiricism is a homogeneous fit-all-method (Harding, 2004a, 1986).
Morris' scientific empiricism "embraces the entire enterprise of science," befriending the "rationalist, empiricist, and pragmatist while simultaneously correcting their isolated one-sidedness" (p.
Religion will recede into the archives of human history like the ancient mythologies of past cultures and the secularization process which is carried by scientific empiricism will continue to reveal to the human community its origins, its present status, and the prospects of its eventual future, a future, i might add, which will call upon the human community to relinquish its "primacy" and to embrace its "systemic integrality" with the rest of the created and evolving cosmos.
Scientific empiricism seeks inductive confirmation of a theory by reducing problems to the smallest elements that can be experimentally manipulated.
He shows how metaphor died in the shadow cast by scientific empiricism, allowing for little glory to slip through.
The fifth essay, "William James and German Naturalism" by Stefano Poggi, discloses James's contributions in developing the burgeoning field of modern psychology in terms of the reciprocal tensions existing between the scientific empiricism and the romantic idealism which were latent within German ideology.
The effectiveness of psychiatric treatments is based on strict scientific empiricism, not merely self-reports and speculation, as is the case with many alternative medications and treatments.
For the latter, he presents the mountain as the nexus of several threads in western thought: Celtic polytheism, Christian monotheism, and scientific empiricism.
Though their authority has been premised on the value of scientific empiricism, their theories rarely have had scientific or statistical grounding.
Hatcher, it steadfastly hews to logic, utilizes scientific empiricism where it is proven effective, and makes an explicit iteration of viewpoint (in an effort to circumvent the limitations imposed by human subjectivity).

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