positivist

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Etymology[edit]

positive +‎ -ist

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positivist (plural positivists)

  1. A believer in positivism.

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positivist (comparative more positivist, superlative most positivist)

  1. related to positivism, positivistic
    • 1999, Clive Seale, The Quality of Qualitative Research
      "The positivist tradition contains some rigorous, well-argued and stimulating methodological discussions; such material should be required reading for qualitative researchers wishing to enhance the quality of their practice."

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Further reading[edit]

  • "positivist" in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 238.