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Expansion for Natural Theory

832 1. Philosophy
524 2. Reason
562 3. Truth
761 4. Formal Logic
1154 5. Theory of Logic
1134 6. Mathematics
913 7. Existence
820 8. Modes of Existence
1464 9. Objects
760 10. Modality
383 11. Knowledge Aims
600 12. Knowledge Sources
571 13. Knowledge Criteria
618 14. Science
460 15. Nature of Minds
387 16. Persons
467 17. Mind and Body
686 18. Thought
766 19. Language
200 20. Action
110 21. Aesthetics
680 22. Metaethics
731 23. Ethics
149 24. Applied Ethics
646 25. Society

983 26. Natural Theory
A. Heart of Nature
19 1. Nature
43 2. Natural Purpose
8 3. Natural Function
12 4. Pythagoreanism
B. Concepts of Nature
20 1. Basis of Nature
6 2. The Unlimited
12 3. Space a. Space
12 b. Points in space
12 c. Substantival space
6 d. Relational space
32 4. Time a. Time
14 b. Tensed (A) time
9 c. Tenseless (B) time
2 d. Beginning of time
13 e. Existence of time
33 f. Presentism
6 g. Eternalism
10 h. Growing block of time
17 i. Time and change
5 j. Time as subjective
15 5. Space-Time
20 6. Natural Kinds a. Natural kinds
9 b. Defining kinds
9 c. Knowing kinds
13 d. Source of kinds
7 e. Necessity of kinds
13 f. Reference to natural kinds
12 g. Critique of kinds
C. Causation
26 1. Causation a. Causation
19 b. Types of cause
5 c. Final causes
23 d. Naturalised causation
19 e. Direction of causation
5 f. Causation as primitive
16 g. Eliminating causation
11 2. Particular Causation a. Observation of causation
35 b. Causal relata
19 c. Conditions of causation
13 d. Selecting the cause
10 e. Probabilistic causation
23 3. General Causation a. Constant conjunction
22 b. Nomological causation
31 c. Counterfactual causation
28 d. Causal necessity
D. Laws of Nature
42 1. Laws of Nature
7 2. Types of Laws
6 3. Laws and Generalities
40 4. Regularities a. Regularity theory
17 b. Best system theory
13 5. Laws from Universals
6 6. Laws as Numerical
10 7. Strictness of Laws
37 8. Scientific Essentialism a. Scientific essentialism
26 b. Scientific necessity
20 c. Essence and laws
14 d. Knowing essences
17 e. Anti scientific essentialism
10 9. Counterfactual Claims
1 10. Closure of Physics
23 12. Against Laws of Nature

345 27. Natural Reality
377 28. God
222 29. Religion