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Quiz "philosophy: Philosophical schools and doctrines"

philosophy: Philosophical schools and doctrines

the system of philosophy, theology, and teaching that dominated medieval western Europe and was based on the writings of the Church Fathers and (from the 12th century) Aristotle

philosophy: Philosophical schools and doctrines

an approach to anthropology and other social sciences and to literature that interprets and analyses its material in terms of oppositions, contrasts, and hierarchical structures, esp as they might reflect universal mental characteristics or organizing principles

philosophy: Philosophical schools and doctrines

the doctrine that the content of a concept consists only in its practical applicability

philosophy: Philosophical schools and doctrines

a modern philosophical movement stressing the importance of personal experience and responsibility and the demands that they make on the individual, who is seen as a free agent in a deterministic and seemingly meaningless universe

philosophy: Philosophical schools and doctrines

one of a number of related doctrines which hold that there are necessary properties of things, that these are logically prior to the existence of the individuals which instantiate them, and that their classification depends upon their satisfaction of sets of necessary conditions
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