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superscience

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super- +‎ science

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superscience (plural supersciences)

  1. A discipline comprehending more than one science.
    • 2002, Ravi Ravindra, Science and the Sacred: Eternal Wisdom in a Changing World (page 129)
      What we need is a superscience, a science of the higher nature or of the spirit, a science dealing with the whole arena of purposes and significance and the transformation of being and the laws pertaining to them.
    • 2001, Marianne Sawicki, Body, Text, and Science (page 250)
      By conventional standards, both psychoanalytic and materialist feminist philosophy of science fall short of their ambitions to be supersciences: the science of science. Neither presents an adequate empirical basis.