experimentalism

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experimentalism

[ik-sper-uh-men-tl-iz-uhm]
noun
1.
doctrine or practice of relying on experimentation; empiricism.
2.
fondness for experimenting or innovating: The psychologists' children were raised in an atmosphere of vigorous experimentalism.

Origin:
1825–35; experimental + -ism

experimentalist, noun
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experimentalism (ɪkˌspɛrɪˈmɛntəˌlɪzəm)
 
n
employment of or reliance upon experiments; empiricism
 
experimentalist
 
n

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The content of teacher beliefs is investigated in regard to the extent of agreement or disagreement with experimentalism.
Undoubtedly the healthy specialization and experimentalism of the present should and will continue.
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