Definition of Philosophical system
1. Noun. A belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school.
Specialized synonyms: Nuclear Deterrence, Cabalism, Kabbalism, Abolitionism, Absolutism, Amoralism, Animalism, Animism, Antiestablishmentarianism, Antiestablishmentism, Asceticism, Contextualism, Creationism, Credo, Creed, Divine Right, Divine Right Of Kings, Dogma, Dualism, Dynamism, Epicureanism, Establishmentarianism, Establishmentism, Ethicism, Expansionism, Formalism, Functionalism, Girondism, Gospel, Gymnosophy, Imitation, Individualism, Laissez Faire, Internationalism, Unilateralism, Irredentism, Irridentism, Literalism, Democracy, Majority Rule, Monism, Multiculturalism, Nationalism, Nationalism, Nihilism, Pacificism, Pacifism, Passivism, Pluralism, Populism, Presentism, Freethinking, Rationalism, Reformism, Humanism, Secular Humanism, Humanism, Humanitarianism, Egalitarianism, Equalitarianism, Feminism, Reincarnationism, Secessionism, Secularism, Phenomenology, Philosophical Doctrine, Philosophical Theory, States' Rights, Commandment, Precept, Teaching, Theological Doctrine, Utilitarianism, Descriptivism, Descriptivism, Prescriptivism, Prescriptivism, Church Doctrine, Creed, Gospel, Religious Doctrine, Millennium
Generic synonyms: Belief
Derivative terms: Doctrinal, Indoctrinate, Philosopher, Philosophical
Lexicographical Neighbors of Philosophical System
Literary usage of Philosophical system
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Persistent Problems of Philosophy: An Introduction to Metaphysics by Mary Whiton Calkins (1912)
"THE philosophical system OF DESCARTES ' a. The preparation for philosophy: universal doubt At the very outset of his philosophical study, Descartes finds ..."
2. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1891)
"... philosophical system.*—The firm of Ginn and Company have recently published this important philosophical writing brought out in London some nine years ..."
3. Introduction to Philosophy by Oswald Külpe (1897)
"The philosophical system. 1. From a scientific system we demand on the one side a complete classification of the ideas employed, and on the other a complete ..."
4. The Neo-Platonists: A Study in the History of Hellenism by Thomas Whittaker (1901)
"... THE philosophical system OF PLOTINUS. As idealists and their opponents alike recognise, one great stumbling-block of an idealist philosophy is language. ..."
5. The Beginnings of Modern Europe (1250-1450) by Ephraim Emerton (1917)
"... principles to human institutions, while Marsiglio was a trained physician and theologian without, so far as we can see, a definite philosophical system. ..."