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empiricism


empiricism

noun em·pir·i·cism \im-ˈpir-ə-ˌsiz-əm, em-\

Definition of EMPIRICISM

1
a :  a former school of medical practice based on the teachings of the empirics b :  quackery
2
:  the practice of relying on observation and experiment especially in the natural sciences
February 28, 2015
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