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Definition of Empiricism


  1. The method or practice of an empiric; pursuit of knowledge by observation and experiment.
  2. Specifically, a practice of medicine founded on mere experience, without the aid of science or a knowledge of principles; ignorant and unscientific practice; charlatanry; quackery.
  3. The philosophical theory which attributes the origin of all our knowledge to experience.
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Empiricism Translations

empiricism in French is empirisme
empiricism in German is Empirismus
empiricism in Spanish is empirismo