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  • adj. Alternative form of metempiric.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In metaphysics, beyond or outside of experience; not based on experience; transcendental; a priori: opposed to empirical or experiential.


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  • In trying to escape the bounds of sense — in trying to gain some metempirical knowledge — philosophers continue to contradict flatly the first principles of their prede - cessors and no vantage point is attained where we can objectively assess these endemic metaphysical conflicts that divide philosophers.


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