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One entry found for philosophy.
Main Entry: phi·los·o·phy
Pronunciation: fschwa-primarystressläs-(schwa-)femacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -phies
1 : the study of the basic ideas about knowledge, truth, right and wrong, religion, and the nature and meaning of life
2 : the philosophical teachings or principles of a person or group <Greek philosophy>
3 : the general principles of a field of study or activity <the philosophy of history> <the philosophy of cooking>
4 : someone's basic beliefs about the way people should live

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