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The science of mind or intelligence, as distinguished from the science of natural bodies or matter; philosophy in the general sense of the term, together with psychology. Note.- So called by the ancients, because they considered the science of natural bodies or physics the first in order of study, and the science of mind the second; but the name more probably arose from the simple fact that the writings of the first philosophy came after the physical treatises of the author.
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n. sing. [Greek] Ontology; the science which investigates the origin, principles, and causes of living existence;â€” the science of mind, as opposed to matter; mental, as opposed to physical philosophy psychology but the word is used in a most indefinite sense, and in popular language denotes abstruse and unprofitable speculation.