Literally, the love of, inducing the search after, wisdom; in actual usage, the knowledge of phenomena as explained by, and resolved into, causes and reasons, powers and laws.
A particular philosophical system or theory; the hypothesis by which particular phenomena are explained.
Practical wisdom; calmness of temper and judgment; equanimity; fortitude; stoicism; as, to meet misfortune with philosophy.
An overall vision for guidance in life or some aspect of life.
a frame of reference for understanding and dealing with the concretes (and middle-level abstractions) we confront in life
a set of ideas used to guide us in our decisions and actions in life
a standard of behavior based upon an understanding of the consequences of doing or not doing a thing
a broad global explanation of the world
a way of looking at man, his world, and his purpose
a way of looking at the world
Philosophy Research Base is a meta-index of Internet philosophy resources linking to philosophy sites designed and maintained by Danne Polk of Villanova University. While this site has some impressive features, it is weak in non-western philosophy. For better coverage of world philosophy, try also: Voice of the Shuttle - Philosophy Page. For Reference: The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy and (still under development): Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.