Empiricism

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'''Empiricism''' is a philosophical approach to [[knowledge]] that emphasizes reliance on evidence gained through the senses, as opposed to [[intuition]] or purely [[theoretical]] considerations. The adjective form, '''empirical''', connotes something based on direct observation or experience.
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'''Empiricism''' is a [[philosophical]] approach to [[knowledge]] that emphasizes reliance on [[evidence]] gained through the senses, as opposed to [[intuition]] or purely [[theoretical]] considerations. Something described as '''empirical''' is generally based on direct observation or experience.
  
 
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Empiricism is a philosophical approach to knowledge that emphasizes reliance on evidence gained through the senses, as opposed to intuition or purely theoretical considerations. Something described as empirical is generally based on direct observation or experience.

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