1. Name for the discipline of experimental science used in philosophy in the 17th and 18th centuries. 2. 20th century movement saying that neuroscience will eventually uncover the biiological foundations of thought. See reductionism.

EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: "Experimental philosophy deals with the ability of eperimental science to answer questions about natural philosophy."
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