Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Nature, philosophy: nature is usually defined as the part of reality that was not made or designed by humans. No properties can be attributed to nature. E.g. since contradiction is ultimately a language problem, one can say that nature cannot be contradictory. Not all forms of necessity can be attributed to nature, e.g. non-logical necessity and unnecessary existence. See also de re, de dicto, necessity de re, existence.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Adorno, Th.W. Nature   Adorno, Th.W.
Barrow, J.D. Nature   Barrow, J.D.
Benjamin, W. Nature   Benjamin, W.
Cartwright, Nancy Nature   Cartwright, Nancy
Davidson, Donald Nature   Davidson, Donald
Dawkins, R. Nature   Dawkins, R.
Dewey, J. Nature   Dewey, J.
Esfeld, Michael Nature   Esfeld, Michael
Genz, H. Nature   Genz, H.
Hobbes, Th. Nature   Hobbes, Th.
Hume, D. Nature   Hume, D.
Kant, I. Nature   Kant, I.
Locke, John Nature   Locke, John
McDowell, John Nature   McDowell, John
McGinn, Colin Nature   McGinn, Colin
Mill, John Stuart Nature   Mill, John Stuart
Millikan, Ruth Nature   Millikan, Ruth
Monod, J. Nature   Monod, J.
Rorty, Richard Nature   Rorty, Richard
Singer, Peter Nature   Singer, Peter

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-26