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Philosophical theory   /fˌɪləsˈɑfɪkəl θˈɪri/   Listen
Philosophical theory

A doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy.  Synonym: philosophical doctrine.

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"Philosophical theory" Quotes from Famous Books

... poet and the philosopher alike, must be not a congeries of separate things, but in some sense a product of reason. Thought, not fact, must be the ultimate reality. Unfortunately or otherwise, the poetical sentiment could never get itself translated into philosophical theory. Coleridge's random and discursive hints remained mere hints—a suggestion at best for future thought. Mill's criticism shows how far they could be assimilated by a singularly candid Utilitarian. To him, we see, they represented mainly the truth that his own party, following the general ...
— The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3) - James Mill • Leslie Stephen

... Philosophical Theory of the Universe.—The problem of the universe has never offered the slightest difficulty to Chinese philosophers. Before the beginning of all things, there was Nothing. In the lapse of ages Nothing ...
— Religions of Ancient China • Herbert A. Giles

... Roman-Greek world. Thus, in the preface to his "Antiquities," he notes, as Philo noted in his commentary, that Moses begins his laws with a philosophical cosmology; he says also that Moses spoke some things under a fitting allegory, hiding beneath it a very remarkable philosophical theory. The allegorical commentary which Josephus declared that he intended to write has not—if it was written—come down to us, but we have in his writings certain allegorical valuations of names that agree directly ...
— Philo-Judaeus of Alexandria • Norman Bentwich

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