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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Any personal belief about how to live or how to deal with a situation. Also: The rational investigation of questions about existence, knowledge, and ethics.

Usage examples (37)
  • Leisure is the Mother of philosophy.
  • Self-indulgence was his only philosophy
  • My father's philosophy of child-rearing was to let mother do it
  • The story does not introduce any of the special vocabulary of philosophy (not even the word ˜philosophy™ itself makes an appearance). for more
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