natural philosophy definition

  • noun:
    • The study of nature and also the actual world before the advent of modern science.
    • the research of matter and power and their communications
  • adjective:
    • originally, the study of nature generally; the natural sciences; in contemporary consumption, that part of real research, commonly called physics, which treats associated with the phenomena and rules of matter and considers those results only which are unaccompanied by any change of a chemical nature; -- contrasted with psychological philosophy and moral philosophy.

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