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Natural sciences: Natural sciences are the branches of science that study the natural world, including living organisms and inanimate matter. They use scientific methods to observe, measure, and experiment to understand the natural world and make predictions about its behavior. Scientific reliability is ensured by publications in peer-reviewed journals. See also Science, Measurements, Method, Observation, Experiments.
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Aristotle on Natural Sciences - Dictionary of Arguments

Wright I 21
Natural Science/Hegel/Wright, G. H.: Hegel considered himself a disciple of Aristotle, but he understood less of the natural sciences than Aristotle did.
Explanation: for both Hegel and Aristotle, the explanation is to make phenomena teleologically understandable, and not to predict them on the basis of knowledge of their causes.
, >Causality, >Explanation, >Cause, >Effect.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

WrightCr I
Crispin Wright
Truth and Objectivity, Cambridge 1992
German Edition:
Wahrheit und Objektivität Frankfurt 2001

WrightCr II
Crispin Wright
"Language-Mastery and Sorites Paradox"
Truth and Meaning, G. Evans/J. McDowell, Oxford 1976

WrightGH I
Georg Henrik von Wright
Explanation and Understanding, New York 1971
German Edition:
Erklären und Verstehen Hamburg 2008

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