use positivism in a sentence.
The theme of positivism in this book inspires me.
Logical positivism doesn't strike me as a concept with much logical positivist value.
So the author argues for some kind of long in the tooth peculiar positivism?
Isn't logical positivism the idea that "any idea that can't be scientifically tested is meaningless"?
Welcome to logical positivism.
Ah yes, this is just brimming with positivism and love:
Kuhn scored a hit because he provided the first major challenge to positivism/empiricism/logical empiricism that people in the US noticed.
Yeah, I get the sh*t kicked out of me for my excessive optimism/positivism.
As far as I can tell, the introduction of a lot of terms from physics doesn't fundamentally change what he's doing philosophically, which is largely a rehash of logical positivism.
This is what legal positivism ends up turning into: anything is legal as long as there is a "law" allowing it.
From wikipedia's definition: Positivism is a philosophy of science based on the view that information derived from logical and mathematical treatments and reports of sensory experience is the exclusive source of all authoritative knowledge, and that there is valid knowledge (truth) only in scientific knowledge.
This sort of thing is why positivism was rejected as a viable philosophy.