Sentence Examples


  • He published works on Leibnitz, empiricism and scepticism in Hume's philosophy, modern pessimism, Kantic criticism, English philosophy, Heraclitus of Ephesus and many other subjects.
  • The argument does not necessarily imply empiricism in philosophy; still, it is peculiarly characteristic of empiricism.
  • In ethics empiricism begins by recognizing that man possesses sensations, and so is liable to pleasures and pains.
  • Hence, early empiricism makes ethics simply a calculus of pleasures (" hedonism ").
  • Here then characteristically intuitionalism occupies a half-way house between empiricism, with its appeal to real given fact, and idealism, with its appeal to necessity.

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