Definition of empirical in English:
Based on, concerned with, or verifiable by observation or experience rather than theory or pure logic: they provided considerable empirical evidence to support their argument
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- The question of whether science causes harm might seem to be an empirical rather than a philosophical one.
- The work has a strong empirical base, but it is firmly governed by theory.
- These judgments, when known, constitute knowledge that is based on nothing empirical.
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- The theory regards this claim as conceptually unobjectionable and empirically verifiable.
- But it is increasingly recognized that this approach to metics is not viable, and is both morally and empirically flawed.
- I fail to find substantiating, empirically based evidence, anywhere in this literature.