What does logical positivism mean?

logical positivism in AZ Dictionary

(n) 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.
(n) A 20th century school of philosophy which presented that all knowledge is based on reasonable inferences from empirical findings.
(n) the type of empiricism that bases all understanding on perceptual knowledge (not on instinct or revelation)

logical positivism in Community Dictionary

1.n. A proposed remedy when it comes to infection known as philosophy (love of couches), which unfortunately proved only a palliative by presupposing the meanings of the very most procedures it set out to define. by AshaReport definition
some thing really stupid and anoying they generate you learn in Communication Studies graduate programs even though you're a rhetorician and mightn't actually offer a rat's ass. by Virgie KerseyReport definition

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