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philosophy

 [fĭ-los´ŏ-fe]
a system of beliefs and principles.
concordant philosophy a philosophical system used in kinlein, concerned with the practical aspects of a person on a day to day basis; a central principle is that of cordising. See also esca.

philosophy

(fĭ-lŏs′ō-fē)
1. The love or pursuit of knowledge.
2. A culturally determined system of beliefs, concepts, theories, or convictions.
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At this point her problem is a philosophical problem, and the process of her coming to terms with this experience is the act of philosophizing itself.
For problems that are based in the world of action--certain types of anxiety disorders or somatoform and dissociative disorders--and for those that involve habit control issues--smoking, excess eating, and possibly trichotillomania or insomnia--the learning and philosophizing aspects of LPA move quickly into the action phase.
What exactly philosophizing was none of us knew for sure, but the master's criticisms and humiliations were compelling us to find out.
He also traces how philosophers from the ancient Greeks onwards have conceptualized the idea of the vacuum and the relationship of such philosophizing to contemporary developments in quantum field theory and string theory.
It is as if the act of philosophizing gets run together here with the subject matter about which one is philosophizing.
The strategy that best conquers stage fright, in my experience, is the learning, philosophizing, and action (LPA) technique, which I developed at the short-term psychotherapy program at New York University Medical Center, in New York.
That kind of philosophizing provides little or no useful guidance in the world in which we live.
Last spring, the University of California published two volumes of selected essays: Philosophizing Art and The Body/Body Problem.
There was no philosophizing or rationalizing, simply raw and intimate communication with my Creator.
Gersonides radically interprets the "Song of Songs" book of the Hebrew bible as a guide to knowing God through philosophizing.
We can work with patients in philosophizing about its occurrence, as many did in the better part of the 20th century with a myriad of theories.
Candid and rarely self-editing, the 20-year-old actor talks quickly, spins off into philosophizing at the most conversational of questions and is given to statements like, ``Normal's a pretty scary place, but above normal is really interesting,'' and, ``I tend to spout (expletive).