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philosophy

noun
 
 
/fɪˈlɒsəfi/
IDEAS [C, U] B2 the study or writing of ideas about the meaning of life, or a particular set of ideas about the meaning of life: Descartes is considered by many to be the father of modern philosophy.PhilosophyLogic and reasonIdeas, concepts and theories
WAY OF THINKING [C] a way of thinking about what you should do in life: My philosophy has always been to give those with ability the chance to progress.PhilosophyIdeas, concepts and theories
(Definition of philosophy from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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