Quote: concepts, propositions, and logic acquire meaning only through their connection with sense-experience

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scientific method
empirical truth
problems with empirical truth
philosophy of science

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I see on the one side the totality … down in books. The relations between the concepts … are of a logical nature, and the business … among each other according to firmly laid down … through their connection with sense-experiences. The connection of … of certainty which this relation … can be undertaken, and nothing else, differentiates empty … Although the conceptual systems are logically entirely arbitrary, … co-ordination with the totality of sense- experience; secondly … , i.e., undefined concepts and underived [postulated] propositions.   Google-1   Google-2

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Quote: the system of concepts is the creation of man. It is bound by simplicity and the most nearly possible certain, intuitive connection to the totality of sense-experience

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