from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The collection of attitudes and practices considered typical of scientists.
- n. The belief that the investigative methods of the physical sciences are applicable or justifiable in all fields of inquiry.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The often dogmatic belief that science is the only source of knowledge.
- n. The belief that the assumptions, methods of research, etc. of the physical and biological sciences are equally appropriate and essential in all other disciplines including the humanities and the social sciences.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The views, tendency, or practice of scientists.
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