The view of the world takes account only of natural elements and forces excluding supernatural or spiritual
The belief in the existence of a God on the evidence of reason and nature only, with rejecting of supernatural revelation (distinguished from Theism).
The belief in one God as the creator and ruler of the universe without rejection of revelation (distinguished from Deism).
The theory that every complex phenomenon, especially in biology or psychology, can be explained by analyzing the simplest, most basic physical mechanisms that are in operation during the phenomenon.
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 succeeding generations.
Any theory holding that criteria of judgment are relative, varying with individuals and their environments.
Noting or pertaining to architecture of the late 20th century, appearing in the 1960s, that consciously uses complex forms, fantasy, and allusions to historic styles, in contrast to the austere forms and emphasis on utility of standard modern architecture.