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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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During his poetic career, spanning some four decades, Iqbal had imbibed, approved, applauded and commended a great many ideas-ideas which occupy various positions along the spectrum at three different levels, the philosophic, social and political.
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.
Many of his songs are infused with spiritual, philosophic and literary influences that are so interesting to study if so inclined.
To accommodate the organization with global fluctuations and developments, and then holding them alive, it is all important for the managers to have philosophic minds and their relations with organizational culture.
Strauss's philosophic studies range from the ancient writers Xenophon, Aristophanes, and Thucydides as well as Plato and Aristotle, through Farabi and other medievals, to such modern philosophers as Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Spinoza, Rousseau, and Nietzsche.
Each of these traditions addresses the question of external goods, and the role of such goods in giving an account of the good life, in a manner uniquely its own, he finds, yet is also responsive the broader milieu of the philosophic community and history it inherits.
95--In Understanding Life and Death through Plato and Socrates: Philosophy As a Confrontation with Eternity, Stuart Weierter investigates the possibility of philosophy and the philosophic way of life.
There is one view of the cause of misogyny that has no philosophic merit and bypasses feminist intellectual/philosophical concerns completely; a rather crude view, it remains on the sensory level of experience and never reaches a level of abstraction: William Miller's (1987) treatment of it in his book, The Anatomy of Disgust, is elaborated in Martha Nussbaum's (2001) Upheavals of Thought: The Intelligence of Emotions.
Yet he also recognizes that it was the philosophic act that brought him to this awareness, so he cannot abandon inquiry into ultimate reality, as the ancient Pyrrhonian skeptics and their postmodern progeny try to do.
Throughout we are presented with an Adam Smith whose philosophic foundations were realism and a humanistic concern for others.
Hauxby draws on an extraordinarily wide range of philosophic, political and religious ideas to create this satirical take on Death's laidback treatment of life.
Together they situate him in his engagement with Hegel and Heidegger, his relationship to Jewish philosophic peers--especially Franz Rosenzweig, Emanuel Levinas, and Leo Strauss--and the development of his response to what had always accompanied him and accompanies us: the Holocaust.