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Philosophy

Howard Richards and Wendy C. Hamblet.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 5500 words.

[This entry contains two subentries: Classical Philosophy and Contemporary Philosophy.]

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philosophy

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 136 words.

The principal concerns of Renaissance philosophers were moral philosophy, political philosophy, the philosophy of nature (including metaphysics, science, and the

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Philosophy

Lucius T Outlaw, Safro Kwame, Sanya Osha, Kasereka Kavwahirehi, Brandon D. Lundy and Souleymane Bachir Diagne.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 15331 words.

This entry contains six subentries: African American Philosophy; African (South of the Sahara) Philosophy; Anglophone Philosophy; Francophone

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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

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 134 words.

There has always been a tendency in Christian thought which is suspicious of philosophy and human reasoning. Paul (1 Cor.

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philosophy

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 134 words.

There has always been a tendency in Christian thought which is suspicious of philosophy and human reasoning. Paul (1 Cor.

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Philosophy

R. S. Woolhouse.

in Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 3263 words.

Enlightenment philosophy took up a number of themes and debates from the late seventeenth century. There was no unanimity on

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Philosophy

Ruedi Imbach.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 1469 words.

Through the intermediary of St Augustine and Isidore of Seville, an anecdote concerning the meaning of the word “philosophy” circulated

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in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 4086 words.

Most definitions of philosophy are fairly controversial, particularly if they aim to be at all interesting or profound. That is

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Philosophy

Edited by John L. Esposito.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 182 words.

Arabic falsafah. Muslim scholars integrated certain elements of Greek philosophy into Islamic perspectives, creating new schools of thought. Al-Kindi

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