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Definition of "positivists" [positivists]

  • Plural form of positivist. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "positivists" in a sentence
  • "Like many Latin American positivists, he re garded the people as ignorant and undisciplined and was therefore contemptuous of universal suffrage."
  • "José Victorino Lastarria believed that positivism would provide the philosophical basis for the national progress of Chile, although he had a greater faith in political freedom than did many Latin American positivists."
  • "The positivists were the brains of the republican movement which brought about the fall of the Empire in 1889, and Benjamin Constant was its leading intel - lectual figure."
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