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Cheryl Foster, Martin Seel, John Farrell, Yuriko Saito and Allen C. Carlson.

in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 1998; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 10422 words.

To treat the concept of nature in aesthetics, this entry comprises four essays: Nature and Artistic Creation Aesthetics of Nature

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Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 510 words.

Philosophers such as Giordano Bruno and a host of theologians distinguished between natura naturans (naturing nature) and natura naturata (natured

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Thomas Traherne.

Edited by H. M. Margoliouth.

in Thomas Traherne: Centuries, Poems, and Thanksgivings, Vol. 2: Poems and Thanksgivings

Primary Text.

That Custom is a Second Nature, we

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Overview page. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art.

To treat the concept of nature in aesthetics, this entry comprises four essays:Nature and Artistic CreationAesthetics of Nature and EthicsJapanese Aesthetic Appreciation of...

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in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 9288 words.

To treat the concept of nature in aesthetics, this entry comprises three essays: Nature and Artistic Creation Japanese Aesthetic Appreciation

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Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 114 words.

The phrase of a…nature, with an adjective before nature, should be used sparingly and only when the adjective

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Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 116 words.

The phrase of a…nature, with an adjective before nature, should be used sparingly and only when the adjective

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Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray and Peter Murray.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 86 words.

During the Middle Ages nature had two senses: natura naturata and natura naturans. Natura naturata literally means ‘nature natured’ or ‘nature which is already created’, and relates to the...

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Nature

Rusmir Mahmutćehajić.

in The Mosque

May 2006; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam. 1054 words.

This chapter presents Islamic teachings about nature. The purity of nature is the image of the purity of the soul. Only from the purity of nature can the soul learn how nature is...

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Nature

Louis Jacobs.

in A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 301 words.

The idea of a natural order and natural laws is unknown in the Bible. The nearest reference to nature in

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Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 196 words.

‘Nature, in the common sense, refers to essences unchanged by man; space, the air, the river, the leaf’ (R.

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Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 201 words.

‘Nature, in the common sense, refers to essences unchanged by man; space, the air, the river, the leaf’ (R. W.

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nature

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 174 words.

call of nature used euphemistically to refer to a need to urinate or defecate.

get (or go) back to

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Nature

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1147 words.

Nature, Mr Allnutt, is what we are put into this world to rise above.

James Agee 1909–55 American

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Nature

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1148 words.

Nature, Mr Allnutt, is what we are put into this world to rise above.

The African Queen 1951 film

spoken

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Nature

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1182 words.

Nature, Mr Allnutt, is what we are put into this world to rise above.

The African Queen 1951 film

spoken

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in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 272 words.

The term physis, originally meaning ‘birth’ or ‘growth’, evolved to become the standard term for the ‘nature’ of an

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Nature

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 277 words.

essay by Emerson, published anonymously in 1836 and reprinted in Nature, Addresses, and Lectures (1849). Based on

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Nature

Edited by Douglas Gray.

in The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval). 201 words.

the Goddess (see also Nature, kynde), appears in The Parliament of Fowls, where she is found sitting

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Michael Ruse.

in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 920 words.

As with a very large number of concepts important to philosophers, ‘nature’ is a term with various meanings. Three seem

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