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- n. A person who studied natural philosophy
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How little Materialism has to fear from Kantian rivalry is plainly shown, among others, by the natural philosopher Uexk ll.
Friendship of Empedocles; Heraclitus 'doctrine how bodies are resolved into the indifferent nature of fire, and remolded into solids, have all of them some taste of the natural philosopher — some savor of the nature of things, and experience, and bodies; whereas in the physics of Aristotle you hear hardly anything but the words of logic, which in his metaphysics also, under a more imposing name, and more forsooth as a realist than a nominalist, he has handled over again.