Recent Examples of empiricism from the Web
The election was a victory for gut instinct over empiricism, for cynicism over reason.
The witch rejects empiricism; by embracing witchcraft, the young woman is rehabilitating an old, stigmatized identity and finding within it a source of strength.
Other researchers counter that Slobodchikoff’s techniques are sound and widely used and that reluctance to embrace his research owes more to prejudice than empiricism.
The rise of supply-side economics on the right is perhaps the first major example of the modern Republican Party’s abandonment of policy expertise and empiricism.
That empiricism has persuaded most Anglo-American conservative thinkers of the importance of traditional Protestant institutions such as the independent national state, biblical religion and the family.
Reentering it with empiricism and moderation to find different compromises for different issues is the only way out of our increasingly dangerous impasse.
Isaac then all but mocks my belief in a rediscovery of moderation and empiricism to help us.
And both were involved with the Royal Society in London, in the flourishing of empiricism and natural philosophy that took place across the country and in the trying of exotic and newly available food and drink—tea, coffee, chocolate, pineapples.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'empiricism.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of empiricism
EMPIRICISM Defined for English Language Learners
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up empiricism? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).