Definition of Philosophizing

1. Noun. The exposition (often superficially) of a particular philosophy.

Generic synonyms: Exposition, Expounding
Specialized synonyms: Moralisation, Moralization, Moralizing
Derivative terms: Philosophize



Definition of Philosophizing

1. Verb. (third-person singular of philosophize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Philosophizing

1. philosophize [v] - See also: philosophize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Philosophizing

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Literary usage of Philosophizing

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1. A History of Philosophy in Epitome by Albert Schwegler (1879)
"The philosophizing of Socrates was limited and restricted by his opposition, ... The positive philosophizing of Socrates, is exclusively of an ethical ..."

2. A Brief History of Greek Philosophy by Benjamin Chapman Burt (1889)
"But, finally, the principal element in the spirit of the Socratic philosophizing was a love of the truth, —a love rooted in a profound sense of reality and ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... 1713. how to construct syllogisms, but did not know how to cure; and now the place of the philosophizing practitioners was taken by the poet physicians. ..."

4. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1858)
"... as the founder of the inductive method of philosophizing upon nature, or "real realism,''' as I have elsewhere styled it, he exerted upon education, ..."

5. A Manual of Logic by James Welton (1896)
"Newton's Rules of philosophizing. statement (a) Statement of the Rules. ... The most famous of these are the " Rules of philosophizing " given by Newton at ..."

6. Sketches of Modern Philosophy: Especially Among the Germans by James Murdock (1846)
"In the first Chapter, two fundamentally different modes of philosophizing were described. The present Chapter will relate to the history of them, ..."

7. The Soldier's Story of His Captivity at Andersonville, Belle Isle, and Other by Warren Lee Goss (1871)
"philosophizing in Misery. — Want of Fuel and Shelter.— Expedients for Tents. ... More philosophizing. — Human Sympathies a Cause of Sickness and Death. ..."

8. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1889)
"The philosophizing church fathers, whose darling was Plato, got acquaintance with his philosophical views from its relatively pure reproduction met with in ..."

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