Some possible contrasts between the philosophical stances that might match the first hypothetical grouping and those that might match the second hypothetical grouping are as follows:
The first group of philosophical stances emphasizes the role of observation and experience in acquiring knowledge, whereas the second group emphasizes the role of reason and intuition.
The first group of philosophical stances asserts that the natural world is the only realm of existence and that all phenomena can be explained by natural causes, whereas the second group asserts that physical phenomena are the fundamental basis of all reality.
The first group of philosophical stances maintains that things exist independently of their perception by humans, whereas the second group questions the validity of knowledge claims and the possibility of certain knowledge.
The first group of philosophical theories focuses on observable behavior as the basis of psychological explanation, whereas the second group asserts that mental concepts do not refer to any underlying reality and should be eliminated from scientific explanations.
The first group of philosophical theories emphasizes the role of mental functions and processes in determining the nature of the mind, whereas the second group posits that the mind can be understood as a computational system.
The first group of philosophical theories asserts that knowledge and reality are constructed by human beings rather than discovered from the external world, whereas the second group maintains that higher-level phenomena emerge from the interactions of lower-level phenomena.