logical positivism definition

  • noun:
    • A philosophy asserting the primacy of observation in assessing the facts of statements of-fact and holding that metaphysical and subjective arguments perhaps not centered on observable information tend to be meaningless. Also called logical empiricism.
    • A 20th century school of philosophy which presented that all knowledge is based on reasonable inferences from empirical findings.
    • the type of empiricism that bases all understanding on perceptual knowledge (not on instinct or revelation)

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