What Do You Know About Empiricism?

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What Do You Know About Empiricism?

Empiricism is a theory that all knowledge is built on experience derived from the various senses. Take a quiz and learn about this theory


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Empiricism theory states that knowledge comes primarily from
    • A. 

      Elders

    • B. 

      Nature

    • C. 

      Sensory experience

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A philosophy of science that emphasizes evidence discovered in sensory experience is
    • A. 

      Thoughts

    • B. 

      Experiment

    • C. 

      Exposure

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Empiricism is one the several views of epistemology, the study of?
    • A. 

      Science

    • B. 

      Human knowledge

    • C. 

      Experiment

    • D. 

      Nature

  • 4. 
    What emphasizes Empiricism role of empirical evidence as a formation?
    • A. 

      Ideas

    • B. 

      Hunch

    • C. 

      Thoughts

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which part of fundamental scientific method states that all hypotheses must be tested?
    • A. 

      Apriori reasoning

    • B. 

      Intuition

    • C. 

      Reveraltion

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Empirical research including experiments and validated measurement tools guides the?
    • A. 

      Inductive thinking

    • B. 

      Suggestive thinking

    • C. 

      Probabilistic thinking

    • D. 

      Scientific method

  • 7. 
    Where was the English term empirical derive from?
    • A. 

      Empereum

    • B. 

      Ancient Greek

    • C. 

      Emperium

    • D. 

      Emperis

  • 8. 
    The natural and social sciences used in working hypotheses are testable with?
    • A. 

      Observation and Experiment

    • B. 

      Inductive

    • C. 

      Probabilistic

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Empiricism view is commonly contrasted with rationalism from reasoning with the?
    • A. 

      Practical

    • B. 

      Theory

    • C. 

      Observation

    • D. 

      Senses

  • 10. 
    What is the name of the ancient Indian philosopher that found Vaisheshika Darsana?
    • A. 

      Nature

    • B. 

      Kanada

    • C. 

      Thought

    • D. 

      Life