naturalism

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naturalism

A guiding principle of the physical universe and understanding thereof, which holds that all that exists (and all phenomena can be explained) without recourse to supernatural concepts—i.e., all that exists in the universe can be explained by science.
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First, various naturalist strategies, starting with American Naturalism, are exposed.
It may, however, be time to re-examine the tradition of American naturalism in relation to Wright.
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