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  • n. Plural form of empiricism.


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  • My views of Mr. Kirkham's system are thus publicly given, with the greater pleasure, on account of the literary empiricisms which have been so extensively practised in many parts of the western country.

    English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

  • Still more, if anything worth the name of Historical Science is to be constructed, must a mere collection of such empiricisms fail to content us; and the only way to give them a scientific character is to show deductively their common dependence upon various combinations of the same causes.

    Logic Deductive and Inductive

  • It can remain religious like the rationalisms, but at the same time, like the empiricisms, it can preserve the richest intimacy with facts.


  • 'Tis a sign, this sourness, that he is subject to none of the empiricisms that are afloat.

    Ordeal of Richard Feverel — Volume 2

  • The instances of new theories agreeing with and explaining old empiricisms, are innumerable.

    A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2)

  • If, historically, science has attempted to obscure the subjectivity of its claims, what is the role of The Author in writing about empiricisms?

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