Definition of philosophy :
1. A particular philosophical system or theory; the hypothesis by which particular phenomena are explained.
2. A treatise on philosophy.
3. Literally, the love of, including the search after, wisdom; in actual usage, the knowledge of phenomena as explained by, and resolved into, causes and reasons, powers and laws.
4. Practical wisdom; calmness of temper and judgment; equanimity; fortitude; stoicism; as, to meet misfortune with philosophy.
5. Reasoning; argumentation.
6. The course of sciences read in the schools.
belief (part of speech: noun)
- Appointed assistant professor of philosophy at Queen's University, 1885; lecturer in political science, 1889; professor of political science, 1892. In 1908 became a member of the Historical Manuscript Commission; and civil service commissioner the same year. - "The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History", Various.
- Philosophy means nothing else but love of wisdom. - "Life of Saint Monica", F. A. (Frances Alice) Forbes.
- After a while he said, Enoch, the most important thing in a man's life is his philosophy. - "The Enchanted Canyon", HonorÃ© Willsie Morrow.