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What does "Philosophy" mean?


(n.) A particular philosophical system or theory; the hypothesis by which particular phenomena are explained (n.) A treatise on philosophy (n.) Literally, the love of, including the search after, wisdom; in actual usage, the knowledge of phenomena as explained by, and resolved into, causes and reasons, powers and laws (n.) Practical wisdom; calmness of temper and judgment; equanimity; fortitude; stoicism; as, to meet misfortune with philosophy (n.) Reasoning; argumentation (n.) The course of sciences read in the schools

Synonyms doctrine, ism, school of thought

Example: "Self-indulgence was his only philosophy"

Word Family philosopher, philosophers, philosophic, philosophical, philosophically, philosophies, philosophise, philosophised, philosophises, philosophising, philosophize, philosophized, philosophizes, philosophizing