GLOSSARY OF TERMS
- Philosophy: The doctrine which expands
conceptions drawn from the natural sciences into a world view, denying that
anything in reality has a supernatural or more than a natural significance;
the doctrine that cause and effect laws, such as those of physics and
chemistry, are adequate to account for all phenomena, and that teleological
conceptions of nature are invalid; loosely, materialism and
Theology: The doctrine that religious truth is derived from nature and not from miraculous or supernatural revelation; the denial of the miraculous and supernatural in religion.
tautology - Repetition of the same words or use of synonymous words in close succession; repetition of a statement, of acts, experiences etc. especially when superfluous; circular reasoning.
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