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Not involving or relating to science or scientific methods.‘information of a non-technical or non-scientific nature’
- ‘He makes the science clear even to a non-scientific layman.’
- ‘Ballard suggests that courts must, indeed, remain neutral between scientific and non-scientific worldviews.’
- ‘The public certainly has a right to oppose scientific research on non-scientific grounds.’
- ‘The purpose of Gould's effervescent new book is to eulogise the distinctive rationalities of story-telling and other non-scientific ways of thinking.’
- ‘You cannot argue science with individuals that are arguing non-scientific ideas.’
- ‘They need to remember that a public judgment about the application of science, based on non-scientific criteria, is valid.’
- ‘Bray says the information in the centre includes both scientific and non-scientific printed materials, providing people with facts as well as a variety of viewpoints on any given topic.’
- ‘The first stage is to demarcate scientific interpretations from non-scientific interpretations.’
- ‘Jane arrived in Gombe with a non-scientific view that chimpanzees, along with dogs and some other mammals, were very like people.’
- ‘Incidentally, as a non-scientific, non-religious sort, I'd like to make a calm suggestion.’
- ‘So what weight should a non-scientific theory receive in science?’
- ‘Here is a perfect example of why you should never accept at face value how the work of scientists is reported in the non-scientific media.’
- ‘She went on to say, ‘We simply cannot begin to introduce non-scientific concepts into the science curriculum.’’
- ‘I did a quick, non-scientific test on four web sites that I visit fairly frequently, clearing the browser's cache and restarting the machine between each.’
- ‘It is an attractively designed site, and gears itself towards non-scientific people.’
- ‘What follows is pretty much of the same decidedly non-scientific background.’
- ‘Empirical explanations can be scientific or non-scientific.’
- ‘The second major source of non-scientific interest in space is from the military - always keen to discover new worlds and dominate them for strategic purposes.’
- ‘Those are both non-scientific inferences drawn from the scientific theory.’
- ‘If it does turn out that there is a tendency for humanists to judge the merits of scientific theories in terms of non-scientific criteria then this might well be indicative of some tension within humanism.’
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