from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Empiricism.


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  • Turner (1993) has argued that Helmholtz's empirism was pragmatic-that Helmholtz adopted an empirist stance to meet the challenges of “imposing order on a chaotic new field of investigation” and of defending a strong stance in his lifelong debate with his nemesis, Ewald Hering

    Hermann von Helmholtz

  • The dispute between Hering and Helmholtz is significant because of its import for the larger debate, in physiology and psychology, between empirism and nativism.

    Hermann von Helmholtz

  • The most significant issues in the empirism versus nativism debate are how to explain perception of depth and relief.

    Hermann von Helmholtz

  • Ei au fost atacat empirism noastre, şi atacat o cultură nu se bazează pe legile Abrahimic religioase. »2007» martie

  • It looks a little as if the ancient english empirism, so long put out of fashion here by nobler sounding germanic formulas, might be repluming itself and getting ready for a stronger flight than ever.

    A Pluralistic Universe Hibbert Lectures at Manchester College on the Present Situation in Philosophy


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