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"Η εμπειρία ήταν σημαντική για τον θετικισμό."

Translation:Experience was important for positivism.

November 26, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jeanprendiville

“Empiricism was important for positivism “ seems a better translation and closer to the Greek?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/troll1995
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Empiricism is "εμπειρισμός" which is a philosophical term and not just εμπειρία=experience.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jeanprendiville

Many thanks Troll, glad to have that correction. I was misled by the fact that it was in the Philosophy module. I should have twigged that εμπειρία has no Ισμος as an ending.

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