radical empiricism

noun
  1. (in the philosophy of William James) the doctrine that the only proper subject matter of philosophy is that which can be defined in terms of experience, and that relations are a part of experience.
  2. sensationalism(def 3b).

Origin of radical empiricism

First recorded in 1895–1900
Related formsradical empiricist, noun
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