Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Empiricism: a branch within epistemology which assumes that sensory perception is fundamental for setting up claims and theories. The opposite position, rationalism, assumes that even purely logical knowledge and conclusions from this knowledge may be sufficient for the building of theories. See also logical positivism, instrumentalism, rationalism, epistemology, theories, foundation, experiments, > inferentialism, knowledge, experience, science.
 
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Empiricism/proof/Popper: Who looks for rigorous proofs in the empirical sciences (or for strict considerations), will not be taught by a better experience.

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K. Popper
Objektive Erkenntnis Hamburg 1993


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-27