Textbooks told me philosphy is literally love of wisdom and here is the result from dictionary.com.
phiÂ·losÂ·oÂ·phy ( P ) Pronunciation Key (f-ls-f)
n. pl. phiÂ·losÂ·oÂ·phies
Love and pursuit of wisdom by intellectual means and moral self-discipline.
Investigation of the nature, causes, or principles of reality, knowledge, or values, based on logical reasoning rather than empirical methods.
A system of thought based on or involving such inquiry: the philosophy of Hume.
The critical analysis of fundamental assumptions or beliefs.
The disciplines presented in university curriculums of science and the liberal arts, except medicine, law, and theology.
The discipline comprising logic, ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics, and epistemology.
A set of ideas or beliefs relating to a particular field or activity; an underlying theory: an original philosophy of advertising.
A system of values by which one lives: has an unusual philosophy of life.
[Middle English philosophie, from Old French, from Latin philosophia, from Greek philosophi, from philosophos, lover of wisdom, philosopher. See philosopher.]
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Source: The American HeritageÂ® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Copyright Â© 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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n 1: a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school [syn: doctrine, philosophical system, school of thought, ism] 2: the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics 3: 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”
Source: WordNet Â® 2.0, Â© 2003 Princeton University
See computer ethics, liar paradox, netiquette, proof.
Source: The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, Â© 1993-2004 Denis Howe
philosophy: in CancerWEB’s On-line Medical Dictionary
Source: On-line Medical Dictionary, Â© 1997-98 Academic Medical Publishing & CancerWEB
What is your philosophy?