Empiricism: Definition, Meaning & Philosophy


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What is empiricism?

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1. Which of the following identifies one of the types of empiricism?

2. What is a tabula rasa?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will mainly test you on definitions. Most of the questions will ask you to select the correct definition of a term from a series of choices. Some of the other questions will ask you to complete the sentence correctly, identify a major thinker, or explain the characteristics of empiricism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments will require you to understand the following ideas and persons:

  • Empiricism
  • Types of empiricism
  • Tabula rasa
  • John Locke

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related empiricism lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can accurately define 'tabula rasa'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding forms of empiricism

Additional Learning

You can further enhance your knowledge of this subject with the help of our lesson called Empiricism: Definition, Meaning & Philosophy. The lesson covers these topics:

  • Defining empiricism
  • Characterizing the types of empiricism
  • Exploring John Locke's theories
  • Describing the most accepted of empiricist theories