unempirical

unempirical

(ˌʌnɪmˈpɪrɪkəl)
adj
not empirical; derived from theory rather than experiment
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When Ethiopia says that GERD has no significant impact on the downstream countries, this is not an unempirical pronouncement but a factual statement based on scientific research," he added, according to the Ethiopian National Agency (ENA).
It is also interesting to notice that in contrast to humanistic psychology which was predominantly unempirical, positive psychology is largely based on an empirical epistemology.
Coase, however, regarded this view as 'utopian' and, worse still, as unempirical.
In a completely unempirical way I'd venture that not many outside the region would attribute much of this near-term national economic success to our neck of the woods, and this could not be more wrong.
They cover the bounds of grammatical refinement, where annotation should stop, grammar without grammaticality, replies to critics, grammatical description meets spontaneous speech, demographic correlates of speech complexity, the structure of children's writing, child writing and discourse organization, simple grammars and new grammars, the case of the vanishing perfect, testing a metric for parse accuracy, linguistics empirical and unempirical, William Gladstone as linguist, and minds in uniform.
Scholars writing about law from a global perspective have observed that although Western traditions of academic law and politics have a rich heritage, from a global standpoint they appear parochial, narrowly focused and even unempirical or, as Emeritus Professor of Jurisprudence at University College London William Twining put it, 'tending towards ethnocentrism' (1).
Judges have to wrestle here with both natural law and positivist issues, in the sense, for example, that they tend to accept 'morality' as being naturally immanent or self-evident in human life but some might find it fit for legal critique only if divorced from unempirical faith in such a notion and treated more scientifically.
A) starts with the critique of overly abstract and largely unempirical main-stream economics;
Nevertheless, as many researchers have demonstrated, among them Barbara Dolinska, (36) in her convincing article in the magazine Nauka (Science), this criticism is most often made in an unempirical manner, citing old research results or entirely omitting sources.
He remained defiantly unempirical in the sense that conventionally trained economists would understand the term.
12) Oliver responded in 2007 that Tribunal history was 'a curious mix' of hundreds of pages of 'straightforwardly empirical analysis', or 'telling it as it was', and then a 'wholly unempirical way of arriving at conclusions'.
Being influenced by what they term as extremely unempirical, subjectivity, unscientific, non-philosophical, value-judgmental and non-justifiable of some subjects, they call for a value-free approach or scientific methodology to the study of politics.