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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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Adorno, Th.W. Empiricism   Adorno, Th.W.
Barrow, J.D. Empiricism   Barrow, J.D.
Brandom, Robert Empiricism   Brandom, Robert
Carnap, Rudolf Empiricism   Carnap, Rudolf
Dewey, J. Empiricism   Dewey, J.
Dummett, Michael Empiricism   Dummett, Michael
Feyerabend, Paul Empiricism   Feyerabend, Paul
Feynman, Richard Empiricism   Feynman, Richard
Fodor, Jerry Empiricism   Fodor, Jerry
Fraassen, Bas Empiricism   Fraassen, Bas
Genz, H. Empiricism   Genz, H.
Hacking, Ian Empiricism   Hacking, Ian
Hume, D. Empiricism   Hume, D.
Husserl, E. Empiricism   Husserl, E.
James, W. Empiricism   James, W.
Kant, I. Empiricism   Kant, I.
Locke, John Empiricism   Locke, John
McDowell, John Empiricism   McDowell, John
Millikan, Ruth Empiricism   Millikan, Ruth
Peacocke, Christopher Empiricism   Peacocke, Christopher
Popper, Karl Empiricism   Popper, Karl
Quine, Willard Van Orman Empiricism   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Rorty, Richard Empiricism   Rorty, Richard
Searle, John R. Empiricism   Searle, John R.
Sellars, Wilfrid Empiricism   Sellars, Wilfrid
Strawson, Peter F. Empiricism   Strawson, Peter F.


Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-20