Definition of positivism
positivistplay \-vist\ adjective or noun
positivisticplay \ˌpä-zə-ti-ˈvis-tik, ˌpäz-ti-\ adjective
positivisticallyplay \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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At the root of society’s failures, though, are two ideological villains: positivism and market fundamentalism.
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Origin and Etymology of positivism
French positivisme, from positif positive + -isme -ism
First Known Use: 1842See Words from the same year
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