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- (philosophy) An ethical theory that posits the existence of a law whose content is set by nature and that therefore has validity everywhere.
- law of nature; relating to natural phenomena.
- (law) A generally accepted concept of the philosophical system of legal and moral principles purportedly deriving from a of natural or divine justice and not from a position of positive law but of ideas of right and wrong.
- physical law (contradistinction)
- Black's Law Dictionary 10th Edition (2014)