Metempirics
Metempirics Met`em*pir"ics, n. The concepts and relations which are conceived as beyond, and yet as related to, the knowledge gained by experience. [1913 Webster]

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  • metempirics — “+ noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: plural of metempiric : the study of concepts and relationships conceived as beyond and yet related to knowledge gained empirically metempirics sweeps out of this region in search of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • metempirics — metempiricist, n. /met em pir iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the philosophy dealing with the existence of things outside, or beyond, experience. Also, metempiricism. [1874; see METEMPIRIC, ICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • metempirics — met·empirics …   English syllables

  • metempirics — /mɛtəmˈpɪrɪks/ (say metuhm piriks) noun the philosophy of things the existence of which is, even in principle, beyond the field of experience. –metempiricist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • metempiricism — ˌmed.+ noun Etymology: metempiric + ism : metempirics * * * metempirˈicism / i sizm/ noun The study of the existence of things beyond the scope of experience (also metempirics) • • • Main Entry: ↑meta * * * metempiricism (mɛtɛmˈpɪrɪsɪz(ə)m …   Useful english dictionary

  • met|em|pir|ic — «MEHT ehm PIHR ihk», noun, adjective. –n. 1. = metempirics. (Cf. ↑metempirics) 2. a supporter of the metempirical philosophy. –adj. = metempirical. (Cf. ↑metempirical) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Metempiric — Met em*pir ic, Metempirical Met em*pir ic*al, a. [Pref. met + empiric, ical.] (Metaph.) Related, or belonging, to the objects of knowledge within the province of metempirics. [1913 Webster] If then the empirical designates the province we include …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Metempirical — Metempiric Met em*pir ic, Metempirical Met em*pir ic*al, a. [Pref. met + empiric, ical.] (Metaph.) Related, or belonging, to the objects of knowledge within the province of metempirics. [1913 Webster] If then the empirical designates the province …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Metempiricism — Met*em*pir i*cism, n. The science that is concerned with metempirics. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • George Henry Lewes — Infobox Writer name =George Henry Lewes |right caption = birthdate = birth date|1817|4|18|df=y birthplace = London, England1 deathdate = death date and age|1878|11|28|1817|4|18|df=y deathplace = London, England occupation = Philosopher, literary …   Wikipedia

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