Philosophical

  • (adj): Characterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment.
    Example: "Philosophical resignation"
    Synonyms: philosophic
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Passions (philosophy)
... Passion, or the passions, is a philosophical concept ... The philosophical notion, in contrast, is identified with an innate or biologically driven emotional state such as anger, greed, lust, or other deadly sins ... In the philosophical sense, the passions can lead to social or spiritual ills, such as punishment from God in Abrahamic faiths, the brutal state of nature presented by Hobbes, or the recurrence of karma in ...
Dermot Moran - Critical Notices
2003),’ in International Journal of Philosophical Studies, Vol. 2004), in American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, Vol ... “New Books on Merleau-Ponty,” International Journal of Philosophical Studies Vol ...
Maria: Or, The Wrongs Of Woman - Style - Jacobin Novel
... the late eighteenth century was called a Jacobin novel, a philosophical novel that advocated the ideals of the French Revolution ... Wollstonecraft uses the philosophical dialogues in her novel to demonstrate women's powerlessness ... Wollstonecraft added to the reality of her philosophical text by quoting from familiar literature, such as Shakespeare, alluding to important historical events, and referencing relevant ...
Scriptural Reasoning - Purpose
... or 'correcting' patterns of modern philosophical and theological reasoning ... That is, it was seen not only as a form of interfaith dialogue, but also as a form of philosophical or theological reasoning ... or 'postcritical' theological or philosophical movement ...
Contrastivism - References and Further Reading
... “From Contextualism to Contrastivism,” Philosophical Studies 119 (2004), 73-103 Schaffer, J ... Sapir Leonard Bloomfield Zhuangzi Henri Bergson Lev Vygotsky Ludwig Wittgenstein Philosophical Investigations Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus Bertrand Russell Rudolf Carnap Jacques ... philosophy Language Philosophy of information Philosophical logic Linguistics Pragmatics Rhetoric Semantics Formal semantics Semiotics Category Task Force ...

More definitions of "philosophical":

  • (adj): Characteristic of or imbued with the attitude of a philosopher or based on philosophy.
    Example: "Their differences were philosophical"
    Synonyms: philosophic
  • (adj): Of or relating to philosophy or philosophers.
    Example: "Philosophical writing"; "a considerable knowledge of philosophical terminology"
    Synonyms: philosophic