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  • v. Present participle of naturalize.


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  • It could be argued, of course, that Darwinism is the final step in this process of "naturalizing" science, and that the earlier scientists failed to see the ultimate logical implications of what they were doing.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Now this term "naturalizing" has led more than one mind into confusing this order of problems with another order of problems, that is to say, into extending to history the laws and the manners of thinking which have already appeared suitable to the study and explanation of the material world in general and of the animal world in particular.

    Essays on the Materialistic Conception of History

  • A stimulus-response model adapted from scientific psychology ” what we might now call the naturalizing of aesthetics ” falsifies the genuine complexities of aesthetic psychology through a methodologically enforced reduction to one narrow and unitary conception of aesthetic engagement.

    Wittgenstein's Aesthetics

  • And while I doubt the court would recognize "naturalizing" an artificial entity, I'd be happy to have that political fight.

    The New Republic - All Feed

  • He demonstrated that Mr. Sarrazin adopted the kind of "naturalizing" interpretation of measured differences in intelligence that had already been scientifically discredited in the United States decades ago.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Progressives need consent, truly informed, truly non-duressed consent to trump ideologies of optimality, whether bioconservative indulgences in "naturalizing" phony nostalgia or transhumanist indulgences in "enhancing" parochial optimality.

    amor mundi

  • Getting top billing is the new DXT Lens that reshapes the tweeter response to match that of the bass driver, "naturalizing" the overall soundfield.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • They also accuse the government of naturalizing foreign Sunnis and giving them the top jobs in the country.

    Bahrain Continues Violent Crackdown on Protesters

  • In his State of the Union address on January 25, President Barack Obama addressed the problems with the nation's current system for naturalizing foreign students educated in the United States.

    Liane Membis: Life After Yale: Undocumented

  • Fixing the system for naturalizing and incorporating legal immigrants into this country's social and political life will undoubtedly be a critical part of any future immigration reform effort.

    Daniel Altschuler: National Immigration Conference Kicks Off, But Can It Shift The Debate?


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