empiricism

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I will explain in the following paper why I believe that realism and instrumentalism are erroneous approaches to science and why empiricism seems to be the more valid approach. I believe that truth is relative to language. The word theory in greek means “to be in front of”. Our science is limited by our language, because we use our language as a way to construct our world. We use our language and theories to paint …

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…this is best means by which we can observe, and attempt to explain observable phenomena, it will have to suffice within the realm of our science and for the purpose which we have created. Unfortunately, sensory data is our only link to the world outside ourselves and since such sensory data is subjective in nature, the science that we have created is merely a representation our consensual perspective of the world and therefore empirically adequate.