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Adjective
/ˌfiləˈsäfikəl/,
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Of or relating to the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence,
  1. Of or relating to the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence
    • - philosophical discussions about free will
  2. Devoted to the study of such issues
    • - the American Philosophical Society
  3. Having or showing a calm attitude toward disappointments or difficulties
    • - he was philosophical about losing the contract

  1. philosophic: of or relating to philosophy or philosophers; "philosophical writing"; "a considerable knowledge of philosophical terminology"
  2. (philosopher) a wise person who is calm and rational; someone who lives a life of reason with equanimity
  3. (philosophy) doctrine: a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
  4. (philosophy) the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
  5. (philosophy) 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"
  6. (Philosophy (album)) Philosophy is a album by the British dance music group Coldcut released on 1993
  7. (Philosophy (Ben Folds Five song)) "Philosophy" is a song from Ben Folds Five's 1995 self-titled debut album. It was written by Ben Folds. Folds continues to play the song on various tours as part of his solo career.
  8. (The Philosopher (Haydn)) Symphony No. 22 in E-flat major, Hoboken I/22, is a symphony written by Joseph Haydn in 1764. Nicknamed "The Philosopher" ("Der Philosoph"), it is the most widely programmed of Haydn's early symphonies.
  9. (The Philosophers) The following is a list of recurring fictional characters that appeared throughout the Metal Gear series in more than one canonical installment. ...
  10. Of, or pertaining to, philosophy; Rational; analytic or critically-minded; thoughtful; Detached, calm, stoic
  11. (philosophy) (originally) The love of wisdom; An academic discipline that seeks truth through reasoning rather than empiricism; A comprehensive system of belief; A view or outlook regarding fundamental principles underlying some domain; A general principle (usually moral); A broader branch ...
  12. (10. Philosopher) A fool who torments himself during life, to be spoken of when dead.
  13. (Philosopher (n)) Someone with one single opinion which covers every possible topic
  14. (Philosopher) n. [Gk. philos, love, sophia, wisdom] A man who loves wisdom and truth. The philosopher pursues these matters with all of his mind, striving to be united to truth, to know her most intimately and completely, and, like a jealous husband, does his best to prevent others from doing ...
  15. (The philosopher) A medieval term for Aristotle.
  16. (philosopher) A person who seeks wisdom and enlightenment through study and reasoning.
  17. (Philosophers) Akshapada Gotama | Patanjali | Yajnavalkya | Kanada | Kapila | Jaimini | Vyasa | Nagarjuna | Madhvacharya | Kumarajiva | Padmasambhava | Vasubandhu | Adi Shankara | Ramanuja | More...
  18. (Philosophers) Anaxagoras · Anaximander · Anaximenes · Antisthenes · Archimedes · Aristotle · Democritus · Diogenes of Sinope · Epicurus · Empedocles · Heraclitus · Leucippus · Gorgias · Parmenides · Plato · Protagoras · Pythagoras · Socrates · Thales · Zeno
  19. (Philosophers) Henry Steel Olcott   · Nalin de Silva
  20. (philosophy) love of wisdom (Plato)
  21. (Philosophy) The study of seeking knowledge and wisdom in understanding the nature of the universe, man, ethics, art, love, purpose, etc.
  22. (philosophy) The study of the truths and principles of being, knowledge, or conduct.
  23. (Philosophy) is the study of general and fundamental problems, such as those connected with existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. ...
  24. (PHILOSOPHY) (Greek, "Love of wisdom"): The methodical and systematic exploration of what we know, how we know it, and why it is important that we know it. Too frequently, students use the term somewhat nebulously. They often mistakenly state, "My philosophy about X is . . . ...
  25. (PHILOSOPHY) n.  A study that lets us be unhappy more intelligently.