The empirical data on which the hydrodynamical investigations are based are: (I) observed velocities and directions of oceanic currents and drifts; (2) salinity; (3) density; (4) temperature of the sea water in situ; (5) oceanic soundings.
In this theory there can strictly be no "causation"; one thing is observed to succeed another, but observations cannot assert that it is "caused" by that thing; it is post hoc, but not propter hoc. The idea of necessary connexion is a purely mental idea, an a priori conception, in which observation of empirical data takes no part; empiricism in ethics likewise does away with the idea of the absolute authority of the moral law as conceived by the intuitionalists.
A priori concepts there are, but if they are to lead to the amplification of knowledge, they must be brought into relation with empirical data.
He presented abstract concepts with empirical data.
With the exception of Lewisham, no empirical data is available OBV was very active in Lewisham.
At present irradiated graphite properties are based on empirical data obtained on samples irradiated in a material test reactor (MTR ).
Though there is no empirical data about how children learn to lie, parental honesty is recognized as a primary influence on the development of truthfulness in children.
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