Definition for philosophy

noun as in principles, knowledge

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Letting the most junior members set the agenda might be a good philosophy for a Montessori preschool.

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He teaches philosophy at Leuphana University, Lüneburg, and at the University of Fine Arts, Berlin.

Her philosophy of language class is all tangled up in trying to explain English sentences to Martians with elaborate use of logical notations.

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Even though most of the messaging in Silicon Valley is about creating a better world for us, making our lives easier and innovating, it also moves under the philosophy of move fast and break things.

Raphaël Millière is a Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience in the Center for Science and Society at Columbia University, where he conducts research on the philosophy of cognitive science.

Tom Cotton credits Harvard as the place where he “discovered political philosophy as a way of life.”

His philosophy is Everything to Someone rather than Something for Everyone.

The course Jackson taught at VMI, “Natural and Experimental Philosophy,” was brutally difficult.

Each step of the way, Booker has thrived on the philosophy that your actions matter more than what you preach.

But Moglen, an Internet scholar, has developed something closer to a philosophy.

It lacks convincingness perhaps from the fact that Thomass theology is so largely philosophy, as Roger Bacon said.

Of course not,” said Wilkins, “proverbial philosophy asserts and requires that doctors should disagree.

But he thought of the inexorable beating of that pulse of life—of life, and the will to live as her philosophy desired.

Such being the adjustment, the philosophy of the inhalation may be easily understood.

Kilkelly was an excellent travelling companion, readily pleased, and taking things as they came with easy philosophy.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to philosophy, such as: attitude, doctrine, idea, ideology, logic, and outlook.

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