any right that exists by virtue of natural law.
noun 1. a science or knowledge of objects or processes observable in nature, as biology or physics, as distinguished from the abstract or theoretical sciences, as mathematics or philosophy. noun 1. the sciences collectively that are involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena, including biology, physics, chemistry, and geology, but excluding […]
noun 1. the process by which forms of life having traits that better enable them to adapt to specific environmental pressures, as predators, changes in climate, or competition for food or mates, will tend to survive and reproduce in greater numbers than others of their kind, thus ensuring the perpetuation of those favorable traits in […]
- Natural slope
noun 1. (civil engineering) the maximum angle at which soil will lie in a bank without slipping
noun 1. theology based on knowledge of the natural world and on human reason, apart from revelation. noun 1. the attempt to derive theological truth, and esp the existence of God, from empirical facts by reasoned argument Compare revealed religion, fideism, revelation (sense 3)