- the philosophy of war
Examples of philosophy in a Sentence
- There's plenty of blame to go around: poor regulation, eight years of a failed Republican economic philosophy, Wall Street-friendly Democrats who helped stymie reform, misguided bipartisan efforts to promote home ownership, Wall Street greed, corrupt CEOs, a botched rescue effort, painfully fallible central bankers. —Daniel Gross, Newsweek, 9 Mar. 2009
- Broadly speaking, philosophy has three concerns: how the world hangs together, how our beliefs can be justified, and how to live. —Jim Holt, New York Times Book Review, 15 Feb. 2009
- Almost none of the kids were older than twenty-five, as if there were a sell-by date on radical social philosophy, a legal age limit after which one must surrender lofty ideals and shave off all dreadlocks. —Matthew Power, Harper's, March 2008
- In their mission statement, the editors bragged of their firm commitment to equality and social justice, but their philosophy didn't prevent them from summoning Lindsey to perform all their menial tasks. —Kim Wong Keltner, The Dim Sum of All Things, 2004
Her degree is in philosophy and religion.
The group eventually split over conflicting political philosophies.
Her main cooking philosophy is to use only fresh ingredients.
Recent Examples of philosophy from the Web
The Pirates called on Cole to embrace Ray Searage’s fastball-and-sinker-heavy organizational pitching philosophy, essentially trying to make him into Brandon Webb.
The project sits at the intersection of science, philosophy, and art.
There’s a name for this plight, in religion, philosophy, and literature: ineffability.
To learn more about Naoto Fukasawa’s design philosophy, pick up a copy of Naoto Fukasawa: Embodiment (Phaidon, 2018) from phaidon.com.
His philosophy: The lower a coach talks, the more players have to concentrate.
Ingham's coaching philosophy comes from another famous T-Bird, Dorena Bingham.
Another study published in the journal Science in 2015 found that women graduate students were more likely to avoid academic disciplines associated with raw, inherent intelligence—fields like philosophy, physics, and math.
Using a non-traditional closer would seem to fit in with this philosophy.
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PHILOSOPHY Defined for English Language Learners
: the study of ideas about knowledge, truth, the nature and meaning of life, etc.
: a particular set of ideas about knowledge, truth, the nature and meaning of life, etc.
: a set of ideas about how to do something or how to live
PHILOSOPHY Defined for Kids
- Greek philosophy
- Live and let live—that's my philosophy.
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