- the philosophy dealing with the existence of things outside, or beyond, experience.
Also met·em·pir·i·cism [met-em-pir-i-siz-uh m] /ˌmɛt ɛmˈpɪr ɪˌsɪz əm/.
Origin of metempirics
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Historical Examples of metempirics
What matter, form, spirit are 521 in themselves is a futile question that belongs to the sterile region of “metempirics.”
- (functioning as singular) the branch of philosophy that deals with things existing beyond the realm of experience
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