- 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:thinkingreasoningthoughtwisdomknowledge
- 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:beliefscredofaithconvictionsideologyideasthinkingnotionstheoriesdoctrinetenetsvaluesprinciplesethicsattitudelineviewviewpointoutlookworld viewschool of thoughtWeltanschauung
Middle English: from Old French philosophie, via Latin from Greek philosophia ‘love of wisdom’.
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