HyperDic: logical_positivism

English > 1 sense of the expression logical positivism:
NOUNcognitionlogical positivism, positivismthe form of empiricism that bases all knowledge on perceptual experience (not on intuition or revelation)
English > logical positivism: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe form of empiricism that bases all knowledge on perceptual experience (not on intuition or revelation).
Synonympositivism
NarrowerComtismAuguste Comte's positivistic philosophy that metaphysics and theology should be replaced by a hierarchy of sciences from mathematics at the base to sociology at the top
Broaderempiricism, empiricist philosophy, sensationalism(philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge derives from experience
Spanishpositivismo
Catalanpositivisme
Nounslogical positivistsomeone who maintains that any statement that cannot be verified empirically is meaningless

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