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natural science

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

natural scientist n.
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We used an update of the Dauffenbach model to produce the natural science and engineering supply projections that are contained in Science and Engineering Indicators 1991.
All natural sciences should be rooted in the observation of nature, claims TUM President Wolfgang A.
whereas the dominant class grants the natural sciences an autonomy corresponding to the interest it finds in the economic applications of scientific techniques ...
Dennis averred that seeing where the Liberia came from as a nation, there have been struggles to give substantive degrees in the natural sciences.He asserts that 'Many times, some of our science courses are primarily lecture courses and the students do not actually discover for themselves in laboratory the insight they learn in the classroom.'He observes that students read but they do not understand how it works in practice.
The rest of the amount which reached P4.67 million, or 5.08 percent of the total, was extended to research and experimental development on natural sciences and engineering.
Oran questioned if the decision to close natural science departments and for universities not to provide physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics education does not affect the education of future generations of primary school students, as graduates of the university programs would usually go on to teach these students, and questioned why the government did not take measures to increase the popularity of natural sciences among student candidates instead of closing the departments that provided tuition on the subject.
The principal occupation of any experimental researcher in the field of any natural science, at least for the last two centuries, is systematic research.
In this work of political theory, Judd (political science, William Paterson U.) warns that we are witnessing the slow destruction of the classical liberal tradition as reason, the willingness to question political and religious authority, and the perception of natural science as a unique and specific endeavor give way to intellectual relativism, political apathy, and misunderstanding of natural science and its concomitant ethic.
"We believe very strongly in student engagement, and the Natural Science Building reflects that philosophy," says Dr.
This understanding of disease rests on the foundation of natural science and is ultimately explained in terms of physical laws.
Khalidi's answer is problematic, as it complicates the idea: "Despite the survival of philosophical activity of some kind in the Islamic world, I would argue that a 'style of reasoning' did indeed decline after Ibn Rushd, one that is seamlessly connected with natural science, a logic-based, Greek-influenced, and rationalist enterprise" (xii); one has only to go to Qum and sit in one of the lessons of an Ayatullah Jawadi or any other master of philosophy to arrive at a different conclusion.
Instead of granting Hegel's claims of the identity of the a priori and empirical in the concept, Stone begins by answering the oft-heard criticism that Hegel's nature has no relation to actually observed nature, and thus her first task is to show that an a priori, "metaphysical" approach to nature can have any claim to truth when at odds with natural science. To this end, she contrasts a "strong a priorism" that reinterprets scientific claims in light of an a priori theory of nature with a "weak a priorism" that merely reconstructs empirical judgments in a priori form.

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