Lemmata A–Z

 

 

The encyclopedia is under development. It will be successively completed in the next few years.
As long as only a relatively small proportion of the lemmas has been edited, the edited lemmas are also made available via the following "Quick access" box.

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Quick access to edited lemmas

Among others, the following lemmata are in preparation: animal philosophy, Anthropocene, big bang, chemistry, climate ethics, creation, digitisation, domination/mastery of nature, energy, the felt body (Leib), health/illness, history of quantum theory, human-animal studies, instability, life, light, logos, machina mundi, methodical culturalism, microorganism/microbe, mimesis, natural law, perception, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of quantum physics, philosophical anthropology, physiognomy, polarity, resonance/response, romantic philosophy of nature, second nature, sublime, selforganisation, technology, time, versimilitude, vitalism, wilderness, world, world machine, worldview.

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B

C

  • causality
  • chain of being; scala naturae
  • chaos

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  • chemistry (see also philosophy of chemistry )
  • chimera
  • climate
  • climate ethics
  • co-evolution evolution; human-nature relationship
  • colour
  • competition
  • complexity
  • computationalism
  • conception of nature
  • constructivism (cf. realism)
  • continuity
  • continuum
  • control or domination of nature, I. control of nature in humans
  • control or domination of nature, II. control of external nature
  • cosmology
  • cosmos
  • creation (cf. deism; theism)
  • creationism
  • culturalism
  • culture
  • cycle

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E

F

  • feeling (cf. emotion)
  • felt body — Leib
  • feminism
  • field (physical)
  • force (philsophical & physical)
  • forgetfulness of nature
  • form
  • freedom
  • function

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L

  • Lamarckism (see also Darwinism; evolution )
  • land
  • land ethik (Aldo Leopold)
  • landscape
  • landscape garden
  • life
  • life reform movement
  • life-philosophy; Lebensphilosphie
  • light
  • logos

M

  • machina mundi; world as machine
  • materialism (see also new materialism)
  • mathesis; mathesis universalis
  • matter
  • matter; substance
  • measurement; measure; measurability; metrics
  • mechanical philosophy see mechanicism
  • mechanicism/organicism (cf. holism)
  • medicine
  • meme; meme theory
  • metamorphosis (see also gestalt)
  • metaphysics
  • methodical culturalism
  • microcosm-macrocosm cosmos
  • microorganism; microbe
  • milieu
  • mimesis
  • model organism
  • monism
  • movement for the protection of the homeland; in Germany: Heimat movement
  • museum
  • mysticism nature mysticism

N

      • nanotechnology
      • natura integra/lapsa/elevata
      • natura naturans/naturata
      • natural artificiality (Plessner)
      • natural catastrophe; environmental catastrophe
      • natural constant
      • natural history
      • natural kind species; species concept
      • natural law
      • natural phenomenon or event (see also phenomenon)
      • natural sciences
      • natural spirituality --> natural spirituality
      • natural theology (see also physico-theology or -teleology)
      • natural theory of value physiocracy
      • naturalism
      • naturalness

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      • nature
      • nature conservation
      • nature education (including environmental education)
      • nature gods nature religions
      • nature mysticism
      • nature religions (so-called); ethnic religions
      • nature romanticism romantic philosophy of nature
      • nature writing
      • nature, end of
      • nature, second
      • nature, third
      • naturopathy
      • necessity
      • need
      • Neo-Darwinism evolution
      • neuroethics
      • new materialism
      • noble savage, the
      • nothing, the; nihilism (cf. being )
      • number

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Q

      • qualia
      • quantum

R

      • race; breed (cf. breeding)
      • racism
      • rationalism
      • realism (cf. constructivism)
      • reason
      • reductionism
      • reflex
      • reproduction
      • resilience stability
      • resonance
      • risk
      • rite; ritual
      • romantic philosophy of nature

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T

U

V

W

      • whole holism
      • wild animal
      • wild plant
      • wilderness
      • wildness
      • witch; hag
      • world; worldview
      • world machine, world clock machina mundi

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