empiriocriticism

noun em·pir·io·criticism \"+\

Definition of empiriocriticism

  1. :  a scientifically oriented phenomenalistic form of empiricism that endeavors to reduce knowledge to a description of pure experience and eliminate all aspects of apriorism, metaphysics, and dualism

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Origin and Etymology of empiriocriticism

partial translation of German empiriokritizismus, from empirio- + kritizismus criticism


First Known Use: 1897


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