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  • His original constant was not empirically measured for a full year.
  • The existence of this life force is "not empirically supported".
  • The extent to which honorary authorship still occurs is not empirically known.
  • Although the theorists mentioned above sought support for their theories, their primary contributions to the study of intimate relationships were conceptual and not empirically grounded.
  • Liberal theory, Moravcsik maintains, is not empirically sufficient to explain all of international relations, but it is analytically more fundamental than other types of international relations theory.
  • This is simply on the ground that what Meinong calls the act in thinking is not empirically discoverable, or logically deducible from what we can observe. Cited from The Analysis of Mind, by Bertrand Russell
  • However, reductionists (perhaps the most recent examples being Bechtel and Mundale) reply that this is simply not empirically plausible.
  • From weakest to strongest, these levels include: not empirically supported, possibly efficacious, probably efficacious, efficacious, and efficacious and specific.
  • This is an ongoing study as he has found a significant relationship between parental labor market involvement and children's delinquency, but has not empirically demonstrated the mediating role of parents' or children's attitude.
  • Feser argues that Hume's fork itself is not a conceptual truth and is not empirically testable.
  • Gupta stated that the notion of vibrating the brain or other parts of the body to turn parts of the brain on and off is not grounded in science and that anecdotes are not empirically verifiable.
  • Sven Ove Hansson has disputed anthroposophy's claim to a scientific basis, stating that its ideas are not empirically derived and neither reproducible nor testable.
  • We must, then, begin with the principles of a causality not empirically conditioned, after which the attempt can be made to establish our notions of the determining grounds of such a will, of their application to objects, and finally to the subject and its sense faculty. Cited from The Critique of Practical Reason, by Kant
  • On the other hand, pure practical laws, the ends of which have been given by reason entirely a priori, and which are not empirically conditioned, but are, on the contrary, absolutely imperative in their nature, would be products of pure reason. Cited from The Critique of Pure Reason, by Immanuel Kant
  • In 2004 Frank C. Zagrare made the case that deterrence theory is logically inconsistent, not empirically accurate and deficient as a theory.
  • Marxism is an ideology, accordingly it is not empirically tested.
  • They argue this "convergence hypothesis" is not empirically proven, but it has been recognized as "empirical bedrock" of FCC's regulation on media concentration.
  • The foundational premises underlying scientific creationism disqualify it as a science because the answers to all inquiry therein are preordained to conform to Bible doctrine, and because that inquiry is constructed upon theories which are not empirically testable in nature.
  • There is, apparently, a contradiction between the empiristic result of the Critique of Reason (the limitation of knowledge to objects of experience) and its rationalistic proofs (which proceed metaphysically, not empirically), and, in fact, a considerable degree of opposition really exists. Cited from History Of Modern Philosophy, by Richard Falckenberg
  • Burton Malkiel, has warned that certain emerging markets such as China are not empirically efficient; that the Shanghai and Shenzhen markets, unlike markets in United States, exhibit considerable serial correlation (price trends), non-random walk, and evidence of manipulation.
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