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Examples of "positivism"
Logical positivism attempts to combine positivism with a version of a-priorism.
""Legal Positivism" of Norberto Bobbio, shows us the final and most advanced reading of the legal positivism"
Positivism is a philosophy which states that the only authentic knowledge is scientific knowledge. Positivism was central to the foundation of academic sociology.
In historiography the debate on positivism has been characterized by the quarrel between positivism and historicism. (Historicism is also sometimes termed "historism" in the German tradition.)
Political positivism is a theory founded by Ljubisa Bojic (). It includes intensive use of media to promote unity, participation, and positivism in thinking of common men and women.
The British legal positivism hitherto mentioned was founded on empiricism; by contrast, Germanic legal positivism was founded on the transcendental idealism of the German philosopher, Immanuel Kant. Whereas British legal positivists regard law as distinct from morals, their Germanic counterparts regard law as both separate from both fact and morals. The most famous proponent of Germanic legal positivism is Hans Kelsen, whose central thesis on legal positivism is unpacked by Suri Ratnapala, who writes:
John Edwin McGee was an English historian, notably of positivism.
Coleman is best known for his espousal of legal positivism.
Constructive empiricism opposes scientific realism, logical positivism (or logical empiricism) and instrumentalism. Constructive empiricism and scientific realism agree that theories are semantically literal, which logical positivism and instrumentalism deny. Constructive empiricism, logical positivism and instrumentalism agree that theories do not aim for truth about unobservables, which scientific realism denies.
Active as well were precursors of Positivism such as Józef Supiński (1804–93) and Dominik Szulc (1797–1860)—links between the earlier Enlightenment age of the brothers Śniadecki and the coming age of Positivism.
Legal Positivism (Il Positivismo Giuridico) is a book by the Italian jurist Norberto Bobbio about one of the ontological elements of "foundations of law" — the "jusphilosophical school" called "juspositivism" or "legal positivism".
The two main kinds of verification philosophies are positivism and a-priorism.
The rejection of "positivist" approaches to knowledge occurs due to various pitfalls that positivism falls into.
He found that the positivism of Maurras was completely incompatible with Christianity.
Postpositivism is an amendment to positivism that recognizes these and other critiques against logical positivism. It is not a rejection of the scientific method, but rather a reformation of positivism to meet these critiques. It reintroduces the basic assumptions of positivism: ontological realism, the possibility and desirability of objective truth, and the use of experimental methodology. The work of philosophers Nancy Cartwright and Ian Hacking are representative of these ideas. Postpositivism of this type is common in the social sciences (especially sociology) for both practical and conceptual reasons.
His philosophical views were a synthesis of Positivism and Neo-Kantism.
At first Vialatoux was influenced by positivism and the counter-revolution.
When the Archbishop of York thought this 'new philosophy' was based on Auguste Comte's positivism, Huxley corrected him: "Comte's philosophy [is just] Catholicism minus Christianity" (Huxley 1893 vol 1 of Collected Essays "Methods & Results" 156). A later version was "[positivism is] sheer Popery with M. Comte in the chair of St Peter, and with the names of the saints changed". (lecture on "The scientific aspects of positivism" Huxley 1870 "Lay Sermons, Addresses and Reviews" p149). Huxley's dismissal of positivism damaged it so severely that Comte's ideas withered in Britain.
Francisco Romero (1891–1962) was a Latin American philosopher who spearheaded a reaction against positivism.
His legal philosophy was one of Natural law that stood against the prevailing Legal positivism.