philosophical doctrine


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n philosophical doctrine a doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy
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In literature:

Christianity owes it, as a philosophic doctrine, largely to Aristotle.
"Monophysitism Past and Present" by A. A. Luce
The true philosophical doctrine makes God distinct from all his works, and yet acting in them.
"Was Man Created?" by Henry A. Mott
In laying the foundation of his doctrine, he starts with a philosophical explanation of the universe.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
I would fain ask a minute philosopher, what good he proposes to mankind by the publishing of his doctrines?
"The Tatler, Volume 3" by Various
All doctrines are "dogmas" to the Greek Fathers, not simply the central teachings of their system, as with the philosophers.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
His teacher, Cratylus, was a follower of Heracleitus, and Plato no doubt learned from him the doctrines of that philosopher.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
This sketch was of course, in my own mind, a part of an extended body of philosophical doctrine.
"The Sources Of Religious Insight" by Josiah Royce
The undertaking failed both in philosophic doctrine and in practical politics.
"Creative Intelligence" by John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
But at least one point was common to the theological and the philosophical doctrine.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
The doctrine of, first attacked by the new philosophers, ii.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
ASSOCIATION OF IDEAS, a doctrine of both psychological and philosophical import.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
The philosophical significance of what Shen-hui's "Southern" doctrine brought to Ch'an has been described as nothing less than a revolution.
"The Zen Experience" by Thomas Hoover
What of the philosophical doctrines to which Browning gives expression in the remaining poems of the group?
"The Three Heron's Feathers" by Hermann Sudermann
He aimed at stating once again the precise doctrine of the Greek philosopher.
"Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature" by John Addington Symonds
To the doctrine of trinity, philosophically considered, even Unitarian scholars make no objection.
"Recollections and Impressions" by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
We have said that the Philosophers of Athens were desirous to hear more of St. Paul's doctrines.
""Granny's Chapters"" by Lady Mary Ross
The doctrines of Christianity were abandoned to priests and women; philosophers deemed them too absurd to be argued against.
"Transcendentalism in New England" by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
In various instances the burial or the burning appear to have been adopted upon philosophical doctrines.
"Curiosities of Medical Experience" by J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
A systematic digest of the doctrines of the Chinese philosopher, Mencius.
"The Life of a Conspirator" by Thomas Longueville
The rugged, poetic, weird, and philosophical Francois de Curel is as difficult to locate doctrinally as M. Brieux.
"Paris and the Social Revolution" by Alvan Francis Sanborn

In science:

Some philosophers call such causal relations (perhaps together with special doctrines claimed about them) ‘immanent causation”. (For details and references, cf. the discussion of Armstrong after (d) below, and e.g.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
More broadly, the philosophical doctrine of solipsism can “solve” every difficult problem in the history of science by simply denying that anything but the advocate’s own mental experiences exist.
Quantum Theory: Interpretation Cannot be Avoided