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Noun: experimentalism  ik,spe-ru'men-tu,li-zum
  1. An empirical doctrine that advocates experimental principles
  2. An orientation that favours experimentation and innovation
    "the children of psychologists are often raised in an atmosphere of experimentalism"

Derived forms: experimentalisms

Type of: empiricism, empiricist philosophy, orientation, phenomenalism, sensationalism

Encyclopedia: Experimentalism