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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Nomology The science of law; legislation.
    • Nomology The science of the laws of the mind; rational psychology.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nomology The science of law and legislation.
    • n nomology The science of the laws of the mind, especially of the fundamental laws of thinking.
    • n nomology That part of botany which relates to the laws which govern the variations of organs.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Nomology no-mol′ō-ji the science of the laws of the mind
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. no`mos law + -logy,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. nomos, law, logia, discourse—legein, to speak.


In literature:

In the terminology of Hamilton it is the nomology of discursive thought.
"International Congress of Arts and Science, Volume I" by Various

In science:

Ramsey-Lewis style, by its functional-causal role, i.e. the collection of its nomological or causal accompaniments, one might claim that the perdurantist should specify rotation (and associated quantitative measures) in terms of its functional-causal role, i.e. the accompaniments of rotation.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
If the off-diagonal (or interference) terms would vanish completely and for all time, the selection (by us) of a single diagonal element would be as unproblematic as the selection (by us) of the actual world in the context of classical physics. (Physical theories deal with nomologically possible worlds.
Interpreting Bananaworld: A response to Bub's Quantum Mechanics for Primates
Both the Bernoulli-principle explanation and the circulation explanation of lift fall under the aegis of the deductive-nomological (DN) account of scientific explanation.
Explanation and discovery in aerodynamics
No physical theory can define what essentially distinguishes the actual world from a nomologically possible world (any world consistent with the laws of physics). A fortiori, no physical theory can account for the actuality of the actual world or the factuality of facts.
Quantum Mechanics and the Cookie Cutter Paradigm
Classical physics concerned nomologically possible worlds, and the question as to which of these worlds describes the actual world was to be settled by observation rather than by any theory.
Quantum Mechanics and the Cookie Cutter Paradigm