Who is Richard Avenarius?June 26, 2021
(b. 1843 – d. 1896) was a German philosopher.
Avenarius, who developed the theory of knowledge known as empirio-criticism, opposed all kinds of metaphysics with an extreme positivist understanding and accepted only what was given in pure experience as knowledge.
He worked as a lecturer at the University of Leipzig and the University of Zurich.