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im pi ruh suhst

  • n  a philosopher who subscribes to empiricism

  • Characteristically he is an empiricist.
  • He is an empiricist (though not without sentimental moments) for whom the sense of touch preceded that of sight.
  • Wouldn't an empiricist look at the last 2,000 years of history in Afghanistan and conclude there is no interest in having a constitutional democracy in that country.
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  • Barclays: post-bankruptcy airlines underperform historically, American initiated at Equalweight
    Barclays initiated American Airlines ( AAL -2.1% ) shares at Equalweight with a PT of $30 earlier today. Analysts David Fintzen and Isaac Husseini read the company's tea leaves from an empiricist perspective, noting that airlines emerging from bankruptcy are "historically volatile and prone to relative underperformance. Even the best performing emergence (LCC as old US air emerged from ...
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  • Michael Berenbaum in New York Times
    I changed my mind based on the fact that I'm an empiricist and when I face contrary evidence I have to change my point of view,Mr. Berenbaum said.
  • Carlton Cuse in AZ Central.com
    Those choices are representations of the dramatic poles of the characters,Cuse said. "Jack is the ultimate empiricist. He's never believed in the mystery and the mythology of the island. He just wants to get the hell off this place whereas...
  • EH Carr in The Statesman
    Well-known English historian EH Carr said that the 19th century is the age of fetishism of "facts" and "documents . But the empiricist stance exists in the domain of research in history, despite Carr's jibe at the 19th century historiography."

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