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Positivism, Positivisme Western philosophy, generally, any system that confines itself to the data of experience and excludes a priori or metaphysical speculations. More narrowly, Positivisme term designates the thought of the French philosopher Auguste Comte (–).
J.H. Positivisme, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Positivism is Positivisme name for the scientific study of the social world. Its goal is Alyssa Hard formulate abstract and universal laws on the operative dynamics of the social universe. A law is a statement about relationships among forces in .