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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 EAT also stated that while "support of a political party" does not of itself amount to a philosophical belief, a belief in a political philosophy or doctrine, such as Socialism, Marxism or free-market Capitalism, might qualify.
UNESCO introduced World Philosophy Day in 2002 to honor philosophical reflections throughout the world by opening spaces and encouraging people to share their philosophical heritage, opening their minds to new ideas, and inspire public debate on society's challenges.
Each part features both theological and philosophical perspectives on particular areas of life experience.
Regarding philosophy, the methodological view that philosophical questions cannot be answered through scientific experimentation has a negative and a positive version.
The following extracts come from a memoir of philosophical life between the wars and after, written in the 1970s by the Anglo-Scottish philosopher Louis Amaud Reid (1895-1986).
RECENTLY A QUITE DIFFERENT INTERPRETATION of the Commentary on the Nicomachean Ethics has been advanced: Aquinas did not mislead, on purpose or by accident, but showed his students how his own larger philosophical arguments interlocked with Aristotle's, extending the Philosopher's arguments where questions were left unanswered.
According to Somers-Hall, both Deleuze and Hegel begin their philosophical inquiries from the problem of finite representation in Kant's Critique of Pure Reason.
Macor documents Schiller's exposure to these Basis-, Programm- and Kampfideen throughout his student days and early career, and tracks their appearance in the medical dissertations, philosophical writings, and literary texts of that period.
Philosophical therapeia, accordingly, involves 'an account of what is sought to be removed or eliminated .
The philosophical history behind this question is represented by selections from Plato's Republic and Rene Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy, providing an excellent foundation for the newer speculative texts in the section.
To make some headway toward coping with the issue of whether there can be truth in philosophy, it will help to consider that the purpose of philosophy is not itself a philosophical issue, although many philosophers discuss it.
Patil masterfully evokes the critical philosophical analysis deployed in India soon before the disappearance of the great Buddhist universities, by Ratnakirti and other Indian Buddhist philosophers against the theism of Nyaya, the orthodox Hindu school of logic.