Philosophy vs. Humanities

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Main Difference

The main difference between Philosophy and Humanities is that the Philosophy is a intellectual and/or logical study of general and fundamental problems and Humanities is a academic disciplines that study human culture

  • Philosophy (noun)

    The love of wisdom.

  • Philosophy (noun)

    An academic discipline that seeks truth through reasoning rather than empiricism.

    "Philosophy is often divided into five major branches: logic, metaphysics, epistemology, ethics and aesthetics."

  • Philosophy (noun)

    A comprehensive system of belief.

  • Philosophy (noun)

    A view or outlook regarding fundamental principles underlying some domain.

    "a philosophy of government;"

    "a philosophy of education"

  • Philosophy (noun)

    A general principle (usually moral).

  • Philosophy (noun)

    A broader branch of (non-applied) science.

  • Philosophy (noun)

    A calm and thoughtful demeanor; calmness of temper.

  • Philosophy (noun)

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  • Philosophy (verb)

    To philosophize.

  • Humanities (noun)

    : the study of Ancient Greek and Latin, their literature, etc.

  • Humanities (noun)

    The study of language, literature, the arts, and philosophy, sometimes including religion

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  • Philosophy (noun)

    a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

  • Philosophy (noun)

    the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

  • Philosophy (noun)

    any personal belief about how to live or how to deal with a situation;

    "self-indulgence was his only philosophy"

    "my father's philosophy of child-rearing was to let mother do it"

  • Humanities (noun)

    studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills);

    "the college of arts and sciences"

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