Sentence Examples

  • In France, again, positivism is not materialism, but rather the refusal to frame a metaphysical theory.
  • Positivism, however, shelters itself behind the vague word " phenomena."
  • Lastly, in England we have not only an influence of positivism, but also, what is more important, the synthetic philosophy of Herbert Spencer.
  • Lastly positivism teaches a corporate instead of an individual immortality; man should desire to live on as a beneficent influence in the race.
  • As Paul Janet truly remarked, positivism contains an unconscious metaphysics in rejecting final causes and an immaterial soul.

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