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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Philosophic  \Phil`o*soph"ic\,  Philosophical  \Phil`o*soph"ic*al\, 
  a.  [L.  philosophicus:  cf  F.  philosophique.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  philosophy;  versed  in  or  imbued  with 
  the  principles  of  philosophy;  hence  characterizing  a 
  philosopher;  rational;  wise;  temperate;  calm;  cool.  -- 
  {Phil`o*soph"ic*al*ly},  adv 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  philosophy  or  philosophers;  "philosophical 
  writing";  "a  considerable  knowledge  of  philosophical 
  terminology"  [syn:  {philosophic}] 
  2:  characterized  by  the  attitude  of  a  philosopher;  meeting 
  trouble  with  level-headed  detachment;  "philosophical 
  resignation";  "a  philosophic  attitude  toward  life"  [syn:  {philosophic}] 
  3:  characteristic  of  or  imbued  with  the  attitude  of  a 
  philosopher  or  based  on  philosophy;  "that  breadth  of 
  outlook  that  distinguishes  the  philosophic  mind";  "their 
  differences  were  philosophical"  [syn:  {philosophic}]  [ant: 

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