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The essay is organized as follows: In the first section I discuss the complex and sometimes confusing relationship between James's pluralism and radical empiricism.
Bradley who advanced idealism in response to the empiricism of John Locke and David Hume at Oxford University during Wilde's tenure; and including the letters between Sartre and Camus, printed in Les Temps modernes, just one year before Beckett's play debuted in Paris.
role of empiricism in law and philosophy and, despite his skepticism,
Craig makes a compelling case for the pertinence of Hume's empiricism, and the associationist model of imagination, to British romanticism, diminishing, as he does so, the influence of the Kantian-Coleridgean view.
In the decades after World War I, various groups of scholars fiercely debated how to maintain a commitment to empiricism and objectivity, given the contemporary advancements in science noted above.
Cook credits the development of Descartes's materialism to his years spent in the merchant environment of the Netherlands and in particular to his early friendship with Isaac Beeckman, who also stimulated Pierre Gassendi's advocacy of atomism, probabilism, and empiricism.
Ironically, what Stoesz offers is a work of political philosophy--his own kind of post-modern theory, nearly bereft of the empiricism he so yearns for.
Empiricism has particular power in the United States, where a spirit of pragmatism limits the plausible boundaries of political debate.
This threat is best countered by promoting empiricism, not faith, as the basis for knowledge.
Slife, a psychologist at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, bemoaned what he called "the almost dogmatic status" of the philosophy of empiricism in guiding examinations of psychotherapy.
Some of what's unsettling in this passage has to do with one of the most enduring planks of Western empiricism, namely, the second law of thermodynamics.
5 genome test allows forensics investigators to employ objective science, empiricism and statistical analysis in the reconstruction of a physical profile or "fuzzy photo" from DNA left at a crime scene.