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Micrology   Listen
Micrology  n.  
That part of science which treats of microscopic objects, or depends on microscopic observation.
Attention to petty items or differences.

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"Micrology" Quotes from Famous Books

... term fantastically virtuous to the man who will admit nothing to be indifferent in respect of morality (adiaphora), and who strews all his steps with duties, as with traps, and will not allow it to be indifferent whether a man eats fish or flesh, drink beer or wine, when both agree with him; a micrology which, if adopted into the doctrine of virtue, would make its ...
— The Metaphysical Elements of Ethics • Immanuel Kant

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