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Spanish translation of “philosophy”

philosophy

noun /fiˈlosəfi/ (plural philosophies)
the search for knowledge and truth, especially about the nature of man and his behaviour/behavior and beliefs
filosofía
moral philosophy.
a particular system of philosophical theories
filosofía
I have a very simple philosophy (=attitude to life) – enjoy life!
philosopher noun a person who studies philosophy, especially one who develops a particular set of theories
filósofo
Rousseau was a famous philosopher.
philosophical /-ˈso-/ adjective ( philosophic) of philosophy
filosófico
a philosophical discussion philosophical works.
(of a person) calm, not easily upset or worried
resignado
He’s had a lot of bad luck, but he’s philosophical about it.
philosophically adverb
con filosofía
She dealt with the setback philosophically.
philosophize verb ( (also philosophiseBritish)) to think about or discuss the nature of man, the purpose of life etc
filosofar
He spends all his time philosophizing and never does any work.
(Definition of philosophy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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