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Thus we say that poetry is needed on Heidegger's account in order to achieve the combination of transcendental philosophy and empirical science which he seeks.
Third, under the realist framework, it remains unexplained why mathematics is useful in empirical science.
Empirical science provides the framework for understanding empirical knowledge.
Economics is an empirical science but the ability to make experiments is limited when compared to what is possible with the physical sciences.
We spent much of the 20th century attempting to build a positivistic teaching profession rooted only in empirical science and behavioral psychology.
There is a long chain that connects the rise of adversarial law, empirical science, and the development of modern, two-party democracy, of which the jury remains the ultimate symbol, the practical arbiter, and the perdurable element.
Probability theory started essentially as an empirical science and developed on the mathematical side later.
Applications of Empirical Science in Manufacturing and Service Operations," Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, (9:4), 2007, pp.
Whereas empirical science stressed the need for rational and unambiguous expression, poets such as Milton, Marvell, and Vaughan sought to weave 'the fabric of language in ways that enable the mind and the senses to perceive the wovenness of the natural world' (p.
He argues for the intrinsic relevance of the homo clausus paradigm to many (perhaps too many) key discourses within early modern literary studies including the rise of Cartesian subjectivity and modern interiority, empirical science and anatomy books, and Protestantism and skepticism.
He was right: George Sarton--the well-known historian of science who examined the Edwin Smith papyrus, the world's earliest medical document, and its methodological instructions on how to conduct surgery on the human body--argued that empirical science began in Egypt.
The simplest picture one can form about the creation of an empirical science is along the lines of an inductive method.

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