Sentence Examples

  • Difficulty may be found in carrying out this empiricist programme; but at the outset no one dreams of failure.
  • Mill boldly affirmed that there might be remote realms in space where 2+2 did not make 4 but some different total, even empiricists may hestitate to concur; and yet Mill's assertion is at least the most obvious empiricist reading of the situation.
  • What the modern empiricist needs is a rational bond uniting the individual with the community or with the aggregate of individuals - a rational principle distinguishing high pleasures from low, sanctioning benevolence, and giving authority to moral generalizations drawn from conditions that are past and done with.
  • The design argument is available for the slightly bolder philosophy of intuitionalism as well as for empiricist theism.
  • When we recollect the empiricist starting-point of science, it is curious to observe with what vehemence the average man of science now rejects free will.