Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Nineteenth-century philosophy pioneered by the French philosopher Auguste Comte (17981857) who made a scientific approach to the world a priority; viewed the approach to knowledge as an evolved hierarchy that involved three stages: religious, metaphysical, and scientific. Positivism later evolved into empiriocriticism and logical positivism; in psychology, operationalism is a related approach.

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