a type of philosophy that relies on gathering and interpreting data through experiments testing thought and reasoning
Some work in experimental philosophy can be seen as undercutting the traditional methods and presuppositions of analytic philosophy.
- Experimental physics control systems
body (EPCS) A group of the European Physical Society, focussing on all aspects of controls, especially informatics, in experimental physics, including accelerators and experiments. (1994-12-12)
- Experimental programming language
language (EPL) A language by David May which influenced occam. [“EPL: An Experimental Language for Distributed Computing”, D.C. May, in Trends and Applications 1978: Distributed Processing, NBS, pp.69-71]. (1994-11-18)
noun 1. the branch of psychology dealing with the study of emotional and mental activity, as learning, in humans and other animals by means of experimental methods. noun 1. the scientific study of the individual behaviour of man and other animals, esp of perception, learning, memory, motor skills, and thinking experimental psychology n.
[ik-sper-uh-men-tl] /ɪkˌspɛr əˈmɛn tl/ adjective 1. pertaining to, derived from, or founded on : an experimental science. 2. of the nature of an ; tentative: The new program is still in an experimental stage. 3. functioning as an or used for : an experimental airplane. 4. based on or derived from ; empirical: experimental knowledge. […]