Synonyms of philosophy


1. doctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ism, belief

usage: a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

2. philosophy, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, arts

usage: the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

3. philosophy, belief

usage: any personal belief about how to live or how to deal with a situation; "self-indulgence was his only philosophy"; "my father's philosophy of child-rearing was to let mother do it"

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