HyperDic: empiricist_philosophy

English > 1 sense of the expression empiricist philosophy:
NOUNcognitionempiricist philosophy, empiricism, sensationalism(philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge derives from experience
English > empiricist philosophy: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
Meaning(philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge derives from experience.
Synonymsempiricism, sensationalism
CategoryphilosophyThe rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
NarrowerBritish empiricismThe predominant philosophical tradition in Great Britain since the 17th century
experimentalismAn empirical doctrine that advocates experimental principles
positivism, logical positivismThe form of empiricism that bases all knowledge on perceptual experience (not on intuition or revelation)
Broaderphilosophical doctrine, philosophical theoryA doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy
Spanishempiricismo, empirismo, filosofía empírica, sensacionalismo

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