Appendix:Glossary of philosophy
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- analytic philosophy
- A style of philosophy that came to dominate English-speaking countries in the 20th century.
- continental philosophy
- A collective term for various philosophical traditions strongly influenced by certain 19th and 20th century philosophers from mainland Europe, such as Hegel.
- The branch of philosophy dealing with the study of knowledge; theory of knowledge.
- The study of principles relating to right and wrong conduct.
- The study of the principles and criteria of valid inference and demonstration.
- The branch of philosophy which studies fundamental principles intended to describe or explain all that is, and which are not themselves explained by anything more fundamental; the study of first principles; the study of being insofar as it is being (ens in quantum ens).
- The branch of metaphysics that addresses the nature or essential characteristics of being and of things that exist; the study of being qua being.
- A particular thing.
- philosophy of science
- The study of the assumptions, foundations, and implications of science.
- A characteristic or property that particular things have in common.