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Synonyms for philosophy

Synonyms for philosophy

a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

any personal belief about how to live or how to deal with a situation

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Neither the distinction between "determining role" and "supportive role" nor the exhortation about building applied philosophy "up from the ground" seem to me to help elaborate how "case studies" figure in differently than "empirical research" or crafting a theory through the process of reflective equilibrium.
John Kleinig is Professor of Philosophy, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, and Professorial Fellow in Criminal Justice Ethics, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, CSU.
Reprint requests to Neil Levy, PhD, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, 3010, Australia.
Curiously, the whole notion of applied philosophy, specifically in bioethics and in business ethics, (5) is an outgrowth of analytic philosophy and carries within its very name the idea that an independently arrived at and premeditated ethical theory will be applied or extended to judging practice.
There is a difference when lip gloss is applied Philosophy Big Mouth, pounds 16 Draws the natural colour to your lips and gives them a fuller appearance but the stinging sensation when it's first applied is a little bit off putting
Applied philosophy is such an important and active part of philosophy today that it is easy to forget that it barely existed in the decades preceding the 1970s.
LIS) Library and Information Science as Applied Philosophy of Information is the discipline concerned with documents, their life cycles and the procedures, techniques, and devices by which these are implemented, managed, and regulated.
Not that she is any stranger to the area of applied philosophy, having produced essays on children's rights and parental responsibilities, toleration, and famine relief.
Lean management is an applied philosophy that many manufacturing, service and government organizations have adopted to acquire the flexibility needed to meet new competitive challenges -- eliminating waste, enhancing production speed and pushing innovation.
Strategic Balancing is as much an applied philosophy as it is a methodology.
Selgelid, Dr, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia and Yale University, USA and The Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE), Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
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