Natura naturata  

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Natura naturata is a Latin term coined in the Middle Ages, mainly used by Baruch Spinoza meaning "Nature natured", or "Nature already created". The term adds the suffix for the Latin feminine past participle (-ata) to the verb naturo, to create "natured". The term describes a passive God, or more specifically, the passivity of God (Substance) when it is predicated into modes, and is contrasted with the second part of Spinoza's dichotomy, Natura naturans, meaning "nature naturing, or "nature in the active sense". To Spinoza, Nature and God were the same. (See: Spinoza's God and Nature.)

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