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Body Positivist Who Also Happens to Look Like Beyoncé "Young people don't appreciate how beautiful our bodies are."The Beyoncé Manifesto: Quotes on Nihilism and Feminism|Amy Zimmerman|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Which is precisely why complaints about BGU faculty not teaching enough of quantitative and “positivist” methods seem so hollow.Israeli Academia: Crossing The Line?|Bernard Avishai|October 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Frederic Harrison, the now well-known writer, and a member of the Positivist body.George Eliot's Life, Vol. II (of 3)|George Eliot
He was an absolute positivist; his positivism did not make him self-assertive nor peremptory; on the contrary, it oppressed him.Contemporary Russian Novelists|Serge Persky
The positivist family is composed of the "fundamental couple," their children, and the parents of the man, if alive.
The Positivist faith, even in its scientific part, is la foi démontrable, but ought by no means to be la foi toujours démontrée.
But that it is not an illusion is the great positivist claim for it.Is Life Worth Living?|William Hurrell Mallock
British Dictionary definitions for positivism
Derived forms of positivismpositivist, noun, adjectivepositivistic, adjectivepositivistically, adverb
Cultural definitions for positivism
An approach to philosophy frequently found in the twentieth century. Positivists usually hold that all meaningful statements must be either logical inferences or sense descriptions, and they usually argue that the statements found in metaphysics, such as “Human beings are free” or “Human beings are not free,” are meaningless because they cannot possibly be verified by the senses.