The cult of empiricism in psychology, and beyond.

@inproceedings{Toulmin1985TheCO,
  title={The cult of empiricism in psychology, and beyond.},
  author={Stephen E. Toulmin and David E. Leary},
  year={1985}
}
Abstract At some stage in it's development, any field of intellectual discussion or scientific speculation may reach a point at which it begins to generate large numbers of "empirical" questions, that is, questions whose answers must refer to carefully documented observations, or even to controlled experiments. In physics, this happened most strikingly in the course of the seventeenth century; in biology, the comparable stage was not reached until around 1770, rising to its peak in the course… Expand
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