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Philosophy

Edward Craig.

February 2002; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Philosophy. 144 pages.

Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction introduces important themes in ethics, knowledge, and the self, via readings from Plato, Hume, Descartes, Hegel, Darwin, and Buddhist writers. To some...

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philosophy

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities.

(Greek, love of knowledge or wisdom)

The study of the most general and abstract features of the world and categories with which we think: mind, matter, reason, proof, truth, etc....

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Philosophy

Edited by Duncan Pritchard.

P ublished online May 2010 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy.

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Philosophy

Louis Jacobs.

in A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 250 words.

Although philosophical ideas are found, of course, in the Bible—monotheism itself is such an idea—philosophy proper, in the sense of

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philosophy

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 17 words.

A statement or system of beliefs, which influence thought, action, and knowledge. See also environmental philosophy.

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philosophy

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 38 words.

1. The love of and search for wisdom or knowledge, embracing logic, epistemology (the examination of the basis of knowledge),

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philosophy

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 38 words.

1. The love of and search for wisdom or knowledge, embracing logic, epistemology (the examination of the basis of knowledge),

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philosophy

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 19 words.

A structured approach to thinking about a phenomenon and associated ideas and experiences, that guides thought and action.

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philosophy

John Scott and Gordon Marshall.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 238 words.

As an intellectual activity, philosophy is the most broad-ranging of the academic disciplines, since it addresses a wide range of

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philosophy

Edited by John Scott.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 238 words.

As an intellectual activity, philosophy is the most broad-ranging of the academic disciplines, since it addresses a wide range of

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