Empiristic


Related to Empiristic: rationalism

Em`pi`ris´tic


a.1.(Physics) Relating to, or resulting from, experience, or experiment; following from empirical methods or data; - opposed to nativistic.
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118), the Church must engage multiple perspectives toward a reconciliatory end; that can only happen if the Church unisolates itself and sheds any empiristic mentality.
That Kant views attraction as a constitutive but in a certain respect derivative force of matter in the antimetaphysical Dreams is even clearer if one compares the empiristic tendency in this work with another Reflection from the same period.
We see that the extreme positions on universal principles are, on the one hand, the innatist line of Kant, Habermas and Chomsky, and on the other hand the Wittgenstein-Davidsonian empiristic line.