Definition of Law of nature
1. Noun. A generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature. "The laws of thermodynamics"
Generic synonyms: Concept, Conception, Construct
Specialized synonyms: All-or-none Law, Principle, Rule, Archimedes' Principle, Law Of Archimedes, Avogadro's Hypothesis, Avogadro's Law, Bernoulli's Law, Law Of Large Numbers, Benford's Law, Bose-einstein Statistics, Boyle's Law, Mariotte's Law, Coulomb's Law, Dalton's Law, Dalton's Law Of Partial Pressures, Law Of Partial Pressures, Distribution Law, Equilibrium Law, Law Of Chemical Equilibrium, Fechner's Law, Weber-fechner Law, Fermi-dirac Statistics, Charles's Law, Gay-lussac's Law, Law Of Volumes, Henry's Law, Hooke's Law, Hubble Law, Hubble's Law, Kepler's Law, Kepler's Law Of Planetary Motion, Kirchhoff's Laws, Law Of Averages, Law Of Constant Proportion, Law Of Definite Proportions, Law Of Diminishing Returns, Law Of Effect, Law Of Equivalent Proportions, Law Of Reciprocal Proportions, Law Of Gravitation, Newton's Law Of Gravitation, Dalton's Law, Law Of Multiple Proportions, Law Of Mass Action, Law Of Thermodynamics, Mendel's Law, Law Of Motion, Newton's Law, Newton's Law Of Motion, Ohm's Law, Pascal's Law, Pascal's Law Of Fluid Pressures, Exclusion Principle, Pauli Exclusion Principle, Mendeleev's Law, Periodic Law, Planck's Law, Planck's Radiation Law, Principle Of Relativity, Power Law, Stevens' Law, Stevens' Power Law, Weber's Law
Group relationships: Theory
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Literary usage of Law of nature
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1. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton (1904)
"... and successors of Grotius was, that the disputes arising among these independent communities must be determined by what they call the Law of Nature. ..."
2. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"A law of nature is obeyed, as we say, because there is no room for disobedience. In the case of laws in the proper sense, the law is one thing and the ..."
3. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1845)
"190. no civil law can possibly be against the law of nature, ii. 190-91 :—no act commanded by the civil law can be theft, ..."
4. Leviathan ; Or, The Matter, Forme & Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclesiasticall by Thomas Hobbes, Alfred Rayney Waller (1904)
"The Law of Nature therefore is a part of the Civill Law in all Common-wealths of the world. Reciprocally also, the Civill Law is a part of the Dictates of ..."
5. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1908)
"just as individuals were before the organization of communities. Thus, states were bound by a law of nature. As to what the law of nature was, recourse was ..."
6. The Principles of International Law by Thomas Joseph Lawrence (1895)
"... we never know whether we are considering ethical theory or The theory of a legal rule. If the Law of Nature be meant for Law of Nature . ... , , ..."