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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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The defects noted above will be keenly felt by readers who, moved perhaps by Walzer's reputation as a leading political philosopher, pick up the book with philosophic expectations.
This allocation reflects both the author's sympathies and her accurate assumption that readers will be least familiar with the philosophic background of Strauss's work.
Perhaps it is my own lack of philosophic background that is to blame, but I read Brown's proposal for a third way as in the main wishful thinking.
Horse betting is where I got my first philosophic lesson: that when information is infinitely complex, it becomes totally corruptible.
Midgley uses the occasion of a former student's confident assertion of the "post-modern" impossibility of moral judgment to launch a critical attack on overreaching strains of modern philosophic, moral, and political thought.
It should come as no surprise that both Nick Schwendeman and Ingo Kraus take philosophic views of those things beyond the reach of their control.
One can say that the book represents the experience of crossborder philosophic dialogue devoted to the topic of the border.
Hence his disdain, expressed in the crisp language of a dispatch, for a too-close application of the "ancient philosophic wisdom" to the practice of politics, as hypocritical and self-serving in his day as in ours.
Given the increasingly nightmarish political situation we face in the United States, I am all the more convinced that TOS's move away from a primary focus on politics and toward a primary focus on deeper philosophic issues is the right thing to do.
He argues for the development of a philosophy of revolution in permanence in the spirit of Marx, and looks at the organization of thought of the Zapatistas as he seeks the creation of philosophic action groups--organizations of thinker-activists steeped in dialectics who could assist the masses to realize their own powers, creativity and ability to work out a vision of a new human society.
Ses investigations sur ce domaine aride de la pensee nous montre un historien de la philosophic qui sait faire ressortir les conditions qui ont permis de concevoir l'ancienne discipline de 1 'Organon aristotelicien comme une algebre.
This book interrogates extant cinematic re-presentation of African and Nigerian postcolonial realities in Nollywood and makes a case, using Kunle Afolayan's The Figurine, for a critical space-clearing gesture around the notion of a neo-Nollywood, which transcends the formulaic cinematic re-presentation of African and Nigerian realities to embrace a visionary and philosophic re-articulation of the role of filmmaking, and of Nollywood, in the Nigerian imagination.