Synonyms for Philosophy:

n.

concept, ideal, theory, commitment, knowledge. basis, ground, culture, frame of reference, truth, axiom, conception, the spirit of the times/age, law. viewpoint, outlook. belief (noun)
conviction, principle, creed, faith, postulate, trust, view, opinion, belief, credence, doctrine, tenet, certitude, idea, dogma, thought.
philosophy (noun)
doctrine, Yang, dialectic, philosopher, metaphysics, philosophical, yin and yang, ism, Yin, school of thought, ontology.
principles, knowledge (noun)
conception, outlook, idea, ontology, view, doctrine, viewpoint, thought, truth, tenet, theory, axiom, metaphysics.

Other synonyms:

concept, metaphysics, ideal, knowledge, theory, commitment, frame of reference, truth, ontology. culture. ground. philosophy
philosopher, dialectic, Yin, Yang, philosophical, yin and yang.
Other relevant words:
commitment, metaphysics, axiom, Yin, truth, Yang, dialectic, theory, ontology, outlook, philosophical, school of thought, ism, culture, law, viewpoint, conception, basis, knowledge, ideal.

Usage examples for philosophy

  1. It all depends on the philosophy of the mouse. – Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton
  2. One might almost mistake it for philosophy – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  3. Every one constructed a philosophy of the universe out of his own brain. – Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel by Friedrich Froebel