positivistic
adjective see positivism

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  • positivistic — positivism ► NOUN Philosophy ▪ a system recognizing only that which can be scientifically verified or logically proved, and therefore rejecting metaphysics and theism. DERIVATIVES positivist noun & adjective positivistic adjective …   English terms dictionary

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  • positivistic — Synonyms and related words: Cyrenaic, Eleatic, Epicurean, Marxian, Marxist, Megarian, Stoic, animist, animistic, atomistic, bigoted, commonsense, conceited, cosmotheistic, doctrinaire, doctrinarian, dogmatic, dogmatizing, down to earth, earthy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • positivistic — pos·i·tiv·is·tic …   English syllables

  • positivistic — adjective of or relating to positivism positivist thinkers positivist doctrine positive philosophy • Syn: ↑positivist, ↑positive • Pertains to noun: ↑positivism ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • positivism — positivist, adj., n. positivistic, adj. positivistically, adv. /poz i teuh viz euhm/, n. 1. the state or quality of being positive; definiteness; assurance. 2. a philosophical system founded by Auguste Comte, concerned with positive facts and… …   Universalium

  • Pragmatic validity — in research looks to a different paradigms than more traditional, (post)positivistic research approaches. It tries to ameliorate problems associated with the rigour relevance debate, and is applicable in all kinds of research streams. Simply put …   Wikipedia

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