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pre-scientific

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Definition of pre-scientific in English:

adjective

Relating to the time before the development of modern science or the application of scientific method: pre-scientific doctors would peddle all-purpose remedies because they knew no better
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  • It is a pre-scientific concept that has been outmoded by modern scientific understanding of matter and natural laws.
  • This was not unreasonable in a country whose still powerful intellectual traditions were essentially pre-scientific and divorced from both systematic observation and practical application.
  • All the religions which come out of a pre-scientific world need to be reinterpreted and modernised.

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