Philosophy/ Philosophers

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Philosophy/Philosophers (Philosophi(e)—noun; Philosoph-noun; philosophiskadjective) Philosophi is derived from the Greek, meaning love of wisdom.1 Its lexical meanings in Danish include: love of wisdom; the scholarly discipline that encompasses all knowledge; and rigorously grounded learning about human thinking and the quest to formulate a world-view. It can also refer to a layperson’s system of thought as the sum of his or her life-experience.2 A philosopher is one who pursues or cultivates philosophical learning.3

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationKierkegaard’s Concepts
Subtitle of host publicationTome V: Objectivity to Sacrifice: Volume 15
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781351874946
ISBN (Print)9781472453891
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities


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