NATURALISTIC FALLACY 1

is an error which is made when researchers or lay persons attempt to define a property or characteristic in terms of its naturalistic properties, even when they have none. Some values such as goodness and truth and considered to be human constructs, rooted within our belief of perception and therefore have no real ontological status or independent existence and therefore cannot have the laws of naturalism applied to them.

NATURALISTIC FALLACY 1: "Researchers, fall under naturalistic fallacy when they attempt to assign an object, according to the theory of naturalism, natural properties, even when they don"
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