Empirical Observations

Some articles on empirical observations, empirical, empirical observation:

Cosmology In Medieval Islam - Cosmology in The Medieval Islamic World - Maragha Revolution
... predicting planetary positions, and were in better agreement with empirical observations ... from a reality based on Aristotelian physics to one based on an empirical and mathematical physics after the work of Ibn al-Shatir ... cosmology and Ptolemaic astronomy and towards a greater emphasis on the empirical observation and mathematization of astronomy and of nature in general, as exemplified in the works of Ibn al-Shatir, Qushji, al-Birjandi ...

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    All observations point to the fact that the intellectual woman is masculinized; in her, warm, intuitive knowledge has yielded to cold unproductive thinking.
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    To develop an empiricist account of science is to depict it as involving a search for truth only about the empirical world, about what is actual and observable.... It must involve throughout a resolute rejection of the demand for an explanation of the regularities in the observable course of nature, by means of truths concerning a reality beyond what is actual and observable, as a demand which plays no role in the scientific enterprise.
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