philosophy/ fɪˈlɒs ə fi /
Meaning of Philosophy
- A rational investigation into the nature of reality, truth and consciousness.
- A particular system of belief or thought based on investigation or study.
- A guidance system based on investigation for practical matters.
- An attitude of reasoned rational, patience and composure.
Usage of Philosophy
- The philosophy of Plato helped to form the basis of Western thought.
- Some believe more strongly in the philosophy of science than religion.
- He is guided more by his philosophy on life than on someone else’s advice.
Origins of Philosophy
The English word philosophy is derived from the older, Greek philosophia, meaning a love of science or wisdom. It first appeared in English as early as 1300.