Literally meaning "love of wisdom." Careful thought about and analysis of the fundamental nature of the world, the grounds for human knowledge, and the evaluation of human conduct. As an academic discipline, philosophy's chief branches include logic, metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics, and arguably other areas such as the philosophy of science, political science and psychology.

Articles on that refer to Philosophy

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Dictionary of philosophical terms