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  Definition of philosophy
  1. a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
  2. any personal belief about how to live or how to deal with a situation; "self-indulgence was his only philosophy"; "my father''s philosophy of child-rearing was to let mother do it"
  3. the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
Similar Words: doctrine, philosophical system, school of thought, ism

 

Hyponyms: nuclear deterrence, Kabbalism, Cabalism, abolitionism, absolutism, amoralism, animalism, animism, antiestablishmentarianism, antiestablishmentism, asceticism, creationism, creed, credo, dogma, dualism, dynamism, epicureanism, establishmentarianism, establishmentism, ethicism, expansionism, formalism, functionalism, gospel, gymnosophy, imitation, individualism, laissez faire, internationalism, unilateralism, irredentism, irridentism, literalism, majority rule, democracy, monism, multiculturalism, nationalism, nihilism, pacifism, passivism, pluralism, populism, presentism, rationalism, freethinking, reformism, humanism, secular humanism, humanitarianism, egalitarianism, equalitarianism, feminism, reincarnationism, secessionism, secularism, phenomenology, philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory, states' rights, teaching, precept, commandment, theological doctrine, religious doctrine, utilitarianism, church doctrine, millennium, ethics, moral philosophy, etiology, aetiology, aesthetics, esthetics, axiology, jurisprudence, law, legal philosophy, metaphysics, dialectic, logic, epistemology, transcendentalism, transcendental philosophy

 

Derivational Morphology: indoctrinate, philosophize, philosophise

 

Anagrams: hyssop oil

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 哲学   Croatian: filozofija  
Dutch: filosofie   Esperanto: filozofio  
Finnish: filosofia   French: philosophie  
German: Philosophie   Hungarian: filozófia  
Italian: filosofia   Japanese: 哲学  
Korean: 철학   Portuguese: filosofia  
Russian: философия   Spanish: filosofía  
Swedish: filosofi  
 
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