Definition of Philosophical theory
1. Noun. A doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy.
Generic synonyms: Doctrine, Ism, Philosophical System, Philosophy, School Of Thought
Specialized synonyms: Aesthetic, Esthetic, Aristotelianism, Peripateticism, Conceptualism, Confucianism, Deconstruction, Deconstructionism, Empiricism, Empiricist Philosophy, Sensationalism, Environmentalism, Existential Philosophy, Existentialism, Existentialist Philosophy, Determinism, Formalism, Hereditarianism, Idealism, Intuitionism, Logicism, Materialism, Physicalism, Mechanism, Mentalism, Nativism, Naturalism, Neoplatonism, Nominalism, Operationalism, Platonism, Realism, Pragmatism, Probabilism, Rationalism, Naive Realism, Realism, Relativism, Scholasticism, Semiology, Semiotics, Sensationalism, Sensualism, Solipsism, Stoicism, Subjectivism, Daoism, Taoism, Teleology, Traditionalism, Vitalism
Lexicographical Neighbors of Philosophical Theory
Literary usage of Philosophical theory
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1813)
"rT"o form a new philosophical theory, which shall explain -*• some of the most important and interesting operations of nature on new principles, ..."
2. Teuffels̓ History of Roman Literature by Wilhelm Sigismund Teuffel (1891)
"A philosophical theory of life is nowhere prominent; here also all is resolved into tender-heartedness. See however ALDENHOVEN, uber den ..."
3. The Nature of the Corporation as a Legal Entity: With Especial Reference to by James Treat Carter (1919)
"•0 Bernard Bosanquet, The philosophical theory of the State, pp. 104 ff. 0> Bosanquet. philosophical theory of the State, pp. 104 ff. ..."