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natural science

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A science, such as biology, chemistry, or physics, that deals with the objects, phenomena, or laws of nature and the physical world.

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Only on rare occasions does Nietzsche include the natural sciences in his larger objections to formations of knowledge as a general notion.
Flyvbjerg's positive thesis is that, given social science does try to answer different kinds of questions than those answered in the natural sciences, social science should embrace this difference and should look back to social and political philosophy to find ways to inform its research.
Natural philosophy did not come to inform the study of behavior as an extension that can be traced continuously back through psychology and its philosophy predecessor to Hume, but rather, as an intellectual product that was transferred to the study of behavior from the physical and life sciences--thus continuing a philosophical tradition stretching back through the natural sciences as they evolved from astronomy and mathematics into modern physics, chemistry, and biology (Michael, 1993).
The escape from religion is not the precondition for the success of the natural sciences and human rights, far from it.
The great successes of the natural sciences have been based not on scrupulous utilization of all available relevant information about natural phenomena but on systematic simplification, idealization, abstraction, approximation, and the concomitant ignoring of very large quantities of admittedly relevant information (Wilson, 1995 and works cited there).
Chart 1, panel 3, combines degree awards rates with salary premium rates in the natural sciences and engineering that have been lagged by 5 years; that is, 1970 salary premium data are displayed in 1975, 1971 data are in 1976, and so on.
The new Nature Research Center, which is adjacent to SECU's 120,000 square foot building currently under construction, provides the Museum of Natural Sciences with the opportunity to bring research to the forefront in North Carolina and highlight current scientific issues that affect daily lives.
The country's cultural renaissance demands bridging the divide between natural sciences and social sciences over the next 10 years by giving additional resources and to foster these programmes in both TIER-1 and TIER-2 universities through effective outreach and community mobilization programmes in social sciences and arts.
With the addition of this Center for Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Nursing, Bowie State is helping to ensure that Maryland continues to be a nationwide leader in STEM.
Peck (a senior fellow at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia) focuses more exclusively on Hawkins's artistic and scientific achievements.
Students ran into Professor Richard Davies's room, angry over proposals to close the seafront campus's Natural Sciences Library.
CSA produces, both in print and online, over 100 bibliographic and full-text databases and journals in four primary editorial areas: natural sciences, social sciences, arts & humanities and technology.

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