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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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That philosopher was one of my most intimate acquaintances.
But my conscience smote me for having uttered a truth, even to aid a friend, and hastening back to Athens, I arrived behind the philosopher's chair as he was inditing the 'aulos.'"
I am the same philosopher who wrote each of the three hundred treatises commemorated by Diogenes Laertes."
"No sir, the soul is no such thing!" (Here the philosopher, looking daggers, took occasion to make an end, upon the spot, of his third bottle of Chambertin.)
Of this, although extremely indecent in his Majesty, the philosopher took no notice: - simply kicking the dog, and requesting him to be quiet.
"But if I have a penchant, Monsieur Bon-Bon - if I have a penchant, it is for a philosopher. Yet, let me tell you, sir, it is not every dev - I mean it is not every gentleman who knows how to choose a philosopher.
- absorption of a pill-box!" - and the philosopher dropped a tear.
- a bargain." Here the philosopher slapped his Majesty upon the back.
Not so, if the respondent happens to be a philosopher or even an ardent student of what are loosely referred to as the liberal arts!
As opposed to this, Zoller proposes "normative dualism," in which the soul is still prioritized over the body but the body nonetheless plays an important, though subordinate, role in the philosopher's life.
Nick Thorkelson; HERBERT MARCUSE, PHILOSOPHER OF UTOPIA; City Lights Publishers (Comics & Graphic Novels: Comics & Graphic Novels) 15.95 ISBN: 9780872867857
ISLAMABAD -- The 141st birth anniversary of national poet, philosopher Dr Allama Mohammad Iqbal was observed on Friday all over the country with traditional zeal and enthusiasm.