empirical

based on experience or observational information and not necessarily on proven scientific data. In the past, vaccine trials have been performed based exclusively on empirical data and without a full understanding of the disease processes or correlates of immunity.
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empirical

one of Kant's four main perspectives, aiming to establish a kind of knowledge which is both synthetic and a posteriori. Most of the knowledge we gain through ordinary experience, or through science, is empirical. 'This table is brown' is a typical empirical statement. (Cf. transcendental).
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empirical

relying on experiment 
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Empirical

Real world evidence. Empirical studies are undertaken to try to prove theories and assertions.
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empirical

the adjective 'empirical' means 'based upon experience'. In philosophy the term empiricism refers to the theory that all concepts are derived from experience and that all statements which express knowledge must ultimately derive their justification from experience; those who hold that view are referred to as empiricists -
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empirical

[adj] - derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
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Empirical

Empirical: Based on experience and observation, rather than systematic logic. Experienced physicians often use empirical reasoning to make diagnoses, based on having seen many cases over the years. Less-experienced physicians are more likely to use diagnostic guides and manuals. In practice, both approaches (if properly applied) will usually come u...
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empirical

1. Pertaining to, or founded upon, experiment or experience; depending upon the observation of phenomena; versed in experiments. 'In philosophical language, the term empirical means simply what belongs to or is the product of experience or observation.' (Sir W. Hamilton) 'The village carpenter . . . Lays out his work by empirical rules learnt in hi...
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empirical

empiric adjective derived from experiment and observation rather than theory; `an empirical basis for an ethical theory`; `empirical laws`; `empirical data`; `an empirical treatment of a disease about which little is known`
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empirical

(em-pir´ĭ-kәl) based on experience; determined from experimental data, as opposed to theoretical.
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Empirical

• (a.) Depending upon experience or observation alone, without due regard to science and theory; -- said especially of medical practice, remedies, etc.; wanting in science and deep insight; as, empiric skill, remedies. • (a.) Pertaining to, or founded upon, experiment or experience; depending upon the observation of phenomena; versed in e...
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Empirical

Conclusion based on observation rather than assumption. Empirical conclusions are done as a result of testing a hypothesis. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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empirical

Based on actual data. You might believe that 50% of the population is male and 50% female, but empirical data for nearly all countries shows that the balance is closed to 49% men and 51% women. The opposite of empirical is theoretical....
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empirical

Political analysis based on factual and observable data in contrast to thoughts or ideas.
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empirical

one of Kant's four main perspectives, aiming to establish a kind of knowledge which is both synthetic and a posteriori. Most of the knowledge we gain through ordinary experience, or through science, is empirical. 'This table is brown' is a typical empirical statement. (Cf. transcendental).
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Empirical

(Gr. empeirikos, experienced) Relating to experience. Having reference to actual facts. (a) In epistemology: pertaining to knowledge gained a posteriori. (b) In scientific method: that part of the method of science in which the reference to actuality allows an hypothesis to be erected into a law or general principle. Opposite of normative. -- J.K.....
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EMPIRICAL

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empirical

depending upon experience or observation alone, without using science or theory.
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Empirical

(Statistics) Based on experience or observations, as opposed to theory or conjecture.
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EMPIRICAL

information based on data, not on a theory.
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Empirical

Depending on experience or observation alone.
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Empirical

Information derived from experience, observation or experiment rather than from theory or subjective opinion. From Greek - empeiros, meaning skilled - in turn from peira, meaning trial or experiment
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empirical

derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
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empirical

derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
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Empirical

That which depends on personal experience or scientific and observable experiments.
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