Home > Resources in pathology > History - Epistemology > Medical history > Medical epistemology > Medical concepts > medicalisms > empiricism


Thursday 16 December 2004

In philosophy, empiricism is a doctrine that affirms that all knowledge is based on experience, and denies the possibility of spontaneous ideas or a priori thought.


- Harari E. Whose evidence? Lessons from the philosophy of science and the epistemology of medicine. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2001 Dec;35(6):724-30. PMID: 11990882