Examples of philosophical in a Sentence
They got into a philosophical debate about what it means for something to be “natural.”
He's trying to be philosophical about their decision since he knows he can't change it.
Recent Examples of philosophical from the Web
The White House, Treasury Department and congressional leaders also have yet to resolve major philosophical questions, like whether a tax bill should add to the deficit and whether any tax cuts should be permanent, among other questions.
The philosophical answer is more complex — as are the intellectual contortions women must perform to justify participating in a movement so hostile to their freedom.
By agreeing to hear New Jersey’s appeal to legalize sports betting at the state’s casinos and racetracks, the U.S. Supreme Court has signaled a philosophical shift, one the stewards of American sports are eager to exploit.
Those laws on religious organizations were rolled back shortly after Indonesia transitioned to democracy to allow groups to set Islam (or Christianity or other ideologies) as their philosophical foundation.
The lines were long, the sun and temperatures were rising, but Daniel Christenson took a philosophical approach about being among the thousands of people jamming downtown streets Tuesday morning to apply for a job at Lockheed Martin.
KCBaroque’s three-part series fuses Baroque repertoire with these abstracted philosophical concepts.
War for the Planet of the Apes is the swan song for a deeply philosophical (and under-appreciated!) film series about life and loss.
SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey gets philosophical when asked whether the league has slipped, even quoting a longtime manager of Manchester United.
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PHILOSOPHICAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of philosophical for English Language Learners
: of, relating to, or based on philosophy
: having a calm attitude toward a difficult or unpleasant situation
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