a philosophical approach to verifying information which apparently holds meaning and truth of all nontautological statements which is dependent on empirical observation. This was first motioned by a circle of positivists in Vienna at the start of the 20th century and has since started to wane off.

LOGICAL POSITIVISM: "Logical positivism is the position that logical deductions can only be based on empirical observed evidence."
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