Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Empiricism: a branch within epistemology which assumes that sensory perception is fundamental for setting up claims and theories. The opposite position, rationalism, assumes that even purely logical knowledge and conclusions from this knowledge may be sufficient for the building of theories. See also logical positivism, instrumentalism, rationalism, epistemology, theories, foundation, experiments, > inferentialism, knowledge, experience, science.
 
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Dewey, John
 
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Empiricism Suhr I 88
Empiricism/Dewey: his experience extends to useful things, his goals are cut off from the more distant ends.
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Suhr I 140
"Naturalistic Empiricism"/Dewey: Initial question: How can we secure in a disenchanted world our values? Answer: Experience is of nature and in nature, a real event.

Dew II
J. Dewey
Essays in Experimental Logic Minneola 2004

Dew I
Martin Suhr
John Dewey zur Einf├╝hrung Hamburg 2016


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-24