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philosophy

phi·los·o·phy

philosophy

 
pronunciation:
fih la s fi
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part of speech: noun
inflections: philosophies
definition 1: the study of the nature and principles of knowledge, truth, existence, and moral and aesthetic values.
Socrates and Plato made important contributions in the area of philosophy.
definition 2: any system of ideas and theories based on such study.
Hegel's philosophy of the Mind.
 
definition 3: a set of personal or cultural beliefs or values, or a particular belief that serves as a rule to live by.
It is part of my philosophy that one should live life to its fullest.
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The word philosophy contains the following parts:
soph, -sophy Greek root that means wise, wisdom