Tuesday, October 30, 2007
1) The view that experience, especially of the senses, is the only source of knowledge.
2) the acceptance of sense experience as the source and test of truth.
3) In its strong form, the thesis that there is no knowable reality behind appearances. Thus, it is the job of science to catalog the formal relations which hold between appearances without claims of describing reality.
4) a theory that all knowledge originates in experience