first proposed by Czech-born Austria physicist Ernst Mach, who implied that our experiences define our understanding and knowledge but that sensations do not always represent the reality of an external world.
What is MACHIAN POSITIVISM?
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MACHIAN POSITIVISM: "The machian positivism approach to reality implied that whilst our experiences build our understanding, our experiences are not always representative of reality itself."
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