MACHIAN POSITIVISM

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.

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."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "MACHIAN POSITIVISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/machian-positivism/ (accessed November 23, 2017).
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