Philosophy /fɪˈlɒsəfi/



 Noun: Philosophy
Pronunciation:/fɪˈlɒsəfi/   
  1. the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence, especially when considered as an academic discipline.
    • a particular system of philosophical thought.
      plural noun: philosophies
      "the philosophies of Plato and Aristotle"
    • the study of the theoretical basis of a particular branch of knowledge or experience.
      "the philosophy of science"
      Similar:
      thinking
      reasoning
      thought
      wisdom
      knowledge
  2. a theory or attitude that acts as a guiding principle for behaviour.
    "don't expect anything and you won't be disappointed, that's my philosophy"
    Similar:
    beliefs
    credo
    faith
    convictions
    ideology
    ideas
    thinking
    notions
    theories
    doctrine
    tenets
    values
    principles
    ethics
    attitude
    line
    view
    viewpoint
    outlook
    world view
    school of thought
    Weltanschauung
Origin
Middle English: from Old French philosophie, via Latin from Greek philosophia ‘love of wisdom’.
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