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  1. Definition in Greek Philosophy.David Charles (ed.) - 2010 - Oxford University Press.
    Socrates' greatest philosophical contribution was to have initiated the search for definitions. In Definition in Greek Philosophy his views on definition are examined, together with those of his successors, including Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics, Galen, the Sceptics and Plotinus. Although definition was a major pre-occupation for many Greek philosophers, it has rarely been treated as a separate topic in its own right in recent years. This volume, which contains fourteen new essays by leading scholars, aims to reawaken (...)
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    Proposition, Definition and Inference in Ancient Chinese Philosophy.Shi Ningzhong - 2010 - Frontiers of Philosophy in China 5 (3):414-431.
    This article attempts to explore ancient Chinese philosophical thought by analyzing how pioneering Chinese thinkers made judgments and inferences, and compares it to ancient Greek philosophy. It first addresses the starting-point and the object of cognition in Chinese ancient philosophy, then analyses how early thinkers construed definition and proposition, and finally discusses how they made inferences on the basis of definition and proposition. It points out that categorization is an important methodology in ancient Chinese philosophy, and that rectification (...)
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    The Minimal Definition and Methodology of Comparative Philosophy: A Report From a Conference [Abstract].Stephen C. Angle - 2010 - Comparative Philosophy 1 (1):106.
    In June of 2008, the International Society for Comparative Studies of Chinese and Western Philosophy (ISCWP) convened its third Constructive Engagement conference, on the theme of “Comparative Philosophy Methodology.” During the opening speeches, Prof. Dunhua ZHAO, Chair of the Philosophy Department at Peking University, challenged the conference’s participants to put forward a minimal definition of “comparative philosophy” and a statement of its methods. Based on the papers from the conference and the extensive discussion that ensued, during my closing reflections (...)
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    Andina, Tiziana. The Philosophy of Art: The Question of Definition—From Hegel to Post‐Dantian Theories, Trans. Natalia Iacobelli, New York: Bloomsbury, 2013, 190 Pp., 5 B&W Illus., $37.95 Paperback, $120.00 Cloth. [REVIEW]Michel-Antoine Xhignesse - 2016 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 74 (1):106-108.
    A review of Tiziana Andina's The Philosophy of Art: The Question of Definition: From Hegel to Post-Dantian Theories (Bloomsbury 2013).
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    The Definition of Translation in Davidson's Philosophy: Semantic Equivalence Versus Functional Equivalence.Francesca Ervas - unknown
    This article discusses how, in addition to providing a definition for translation, the concept of equivalence may explain why we can say that sentence S in language L is a translation of sentence S1 in language L1. It analyzes two main kinds of equivalence that are used in analytical philosophy to define translation: semantic equivalence and functional equivalence. This analysis shows that drawing a distinction between semantic and functional equivalence is a way to understand the distinction between different levels (...)
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  6. Towards the Definition of Philosophy: With a Transcript of the Lecture Course "on the Nature of the University and Academic Study".Martin Heidegger - 2000 - Athlone Press.
    The idea of philosophy and the problem of worldview -- Phenomenology and transcendental philosophy of value.
     
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    Towards the Definition of Philosophy.Roger Caldwell - 2001 - Philosophy Now 32:46-47.
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    Notes Towards a Definition of Philosophy.N. K. Devaraja - 1959 - Journal of Philosophy 56 (7):319-327.
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  9. Towards the Definition of Philosophy: With a Transcript of the Lecture-Course 'on the Nature of the University and Academic Study' (Freiburg Lecture-Courses 1919).Martin Heidegger - 2000 - Continuum.
    The idea of philosophy and the problem of worldview - Phenomenology and the transcendental philosophy of value.
     
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    Books of Definition in Islamic Philosophy: The Limits of Words.Kiki Kennedy-Day - 2003 - Routledgecurzon.
    The first section of this book surveys the development of Islamic philosophy though an examination of the definitions for substance, cause and matter. These important philosophical terms were defined by each new generation of philosophers. The definitions show an awareness of Greek philosophy, but also take metaphysical thought into an Islamic matrix. In the second section the author translates Ibn Sina's Kitab al-hudud and puts the tenth-century philosopher in his proper geopolitical sphere. Questions of Ibn Sina' connection with the East (...)
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    Andina, Tiziana: The Philosophy of Art: The Question of Definition: From Hegel to Post-Dantian Theories, 2013. [REVIEW]Simon Fokt - 2014 - British Journal of Aesthetics 54 (2):122-125.
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    Manifesto for Philosophy: Followed by Two Essays: "The (Re)Turn of Philosophy Itself" and "Definition of Philosophy".Alain Badiou - 1999 - State University of New York Press.
    Hegel once wrote that Truth could not be expressed within a single sentence. His statement could surely be taken as justification for the length of his ...
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    Toward a Definition of Religion as Philosophy.Eric von der Luft - 1987 - Process Studies 16 (1):37-40.
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    Spinoza and Robert Boyle's Definition of Mechanical Philosophy.Filip A. A. Buyse - 2010 - Historia Philosophica 8:73-89.
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    The Definition of the Notion of "Praxis" in Karl Marx's Philosophy.Tadeusz M. Jaroszewski & Lech Petrowicz - 1973 - Dialectics and Humanism 1 (1):31-52.
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    Heidegger, Martin. Towards the Definition of Philosophy.Miles Groth - 2003 - Review of Metaphysics 56 (3):651-653.
  17. Philosophies Versus Philosophy: In Defense of a Flexible Definition.Rein Raud - 2006 - Philosophy East and West 56 (4):618-625.
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  18. Sense, Reference, and Philosophy [2003]: The Epimenidean Dilemma and the Definition of Truth.Fritz McDonald - 2003 - Philosophical Forum 34 (3-4):477–486.
    Book reviewed:;Jerrold J. Katz, Sense, Reference, and Philosophy.
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    [Definition of the Real Domain of the History of Sciences and Exploring the Relationship with the Philosophy of Science].M. D. Grmek - 2000 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 23 (1):5-12.
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    Philosophy of Medicine: Towards a Definition.Edmund D. Pellegrino - 1986 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 11 (1):9-16.
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    Justice And Philosophy In Plato's "Republic": The Nature Of A Definition.Kent Moors - 1984 - Interpretation 12 (2/3):192-223.
    This article suggests that the inconsistency between collective and personal conceptions of justice in the "republic" is an intentional platonic statement, reflecting the dialogue's distinction between opinion and knowledge. The five parts of the analysis consider the demands put forward by glaucon and adeimantus at the outset of book 2; the function of the city in speech; the two applications of justice in book 4; the relationship between philosophy and the consideration of the concept of justice; and the dimensions which (...)
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    Philosophy of Education in Australasia: A Definition and a History.James S. Kaminsky - 1988 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 20 (1):12–26.
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    The End of Labour and »Labour of Thought«: Towards Definition of Human Labour in the Contemporary Philosophy.Severin Müller - 2005 - Synthesis Philosophica 20 (2):425-441.
    The starting-point of this article is an phenomenological analysis in relation to forms of labour in the present world of media and information realities. The priority is given to analysis in view of modern consciousness of labour in so far as it is important for the modern understanding of human praxis. In a retrospective view on Kant and Locke the philosophical definitions and reasons of labour are reconstructed, which characterize the philosophy of modern times in the whole and on its (...)
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    Some Brief Reflections About the Definition of Metaphysics in the Congress on the Philosophy of Science (Chicago, December, 1947).Jean Wahl - 1947 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 8 (4):712-713.
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    Is the Definition of the Word Fact the First Problem of Philosophy?C. Burniston Brown - 1953 - Philosophy 28 (105):154 - 159.
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  26. I: Is the Definition of the Word Fact The First Problem of Philosophy?C. Burniston Brown - 1953 - Philosophy 28 (105):154.
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  27. John William Miller, "The Paradox of Cause and Other Essays, The Definition of the Thing with Some Notes on Language, The Philosophy of History with Reflections and Aphorisms, The Midworld of Symbols and Functioning Objects, In Defense of the Psychological". [REVIEW]Vincent M. Colapietro - 1987 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 1 (3):239.
     
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  28. Definition in the Philosophy of Al-Kindi, Al-Farabi, and Ibn Sina.Kiki Kennedy-day - 1995 - Dissertation, New York University
    In this dissertation we observe the diachronic development of certain vocabulary items which form the basis of discourse in Islamic philosophy in the Arabic language. Using a set of philosophical terms from al-Kindi, al-Farabi and Ibn Sina we analyze the use of each term, first individually and then comparatively. To examine philosophical terms in their natural setting, we will look at the philosophers' own definitions of these terms. Thus, we observe how definitions and their use change over two centuries, both (...)
     
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  29. Issues in the Definition of African Philosophy.Olusegun Oladipo - 2006 - In Core Issues in African Philosophy. Hope Publications.
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    Friedman on Implicit Definition: In Search of the Hilbertian Heritage in Philosophy of Science.Woosuk Park - 2012 - Erkenntnis 76 (3):427-442.
    Michael Friedman’s project both historically and systematically testifies to the importance of the relativized a priori. The importance of implicit definitions clearly emerges from Schlick’s General Theory of Knowledge . The main aim of this paper is to show the relationship between both and the relativized a priori through a detailed discussion of Friedman’s work. Succeeding with this will amount to a contribution to recent scholarship showing the importance of Hilbert for Logical Empiricism.
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    A Definition of Philosophy.Lawrence C. Becker - 1977 - Metaphilosophy 8 (2-3):249-252.
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    Definition Charles Definition in Greek Philosophy. Pp. X + 556. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. Cased, £60. ISBN: 978-0-19-956445-3. [REVIEW]Devin Henry - 2012 - The Classical Review 62 (1):78-80.
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    Soviet Philosophy and the Semantic Definition of Truth.Guido Küng - 1965 - Studies in East European Thought 5 (1-2):51-56.
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    Lezama L. Allende and de Cambiaso C. R. Pérés. La Oratión: Definitión y División. Episteme , No. 2 , Pp. 38–53.Vera Armando Asti. Introductión a la Epistemologiá. Episteme , No. 2 , Pp. 53–58.Lezama L. Allende and Vera Armando Asti. El Concepto de Implication En la Ciencia y En la Filosofia. Episteme , No. 3–4 , Pp. 67–75. See Fe de Erratas, Ibid., No. 5 , P. 192.Lezama L. Allende and Vera Armando Asti. The Concept of Implication in Science and Philosophy. English Translation of the Preceding by Fressone E., Williams E., and Bottino N.. Episteme , No. 3–1, Pp. 76–84.Lezama L. Allende and Vera A. Asti. Introductión Al Conocimiento. Episteme , No. 5, Pp. 131–148. [REVIEW]W. V. Quine - 1951 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 16 (2):139.
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    (D.) Charles Ed. Definition in Greek Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. Pp. X + 556. £60. 9780199564453. [REVIEW]Zenon Culverhouse - 2012 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 132 (1):274-275.
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    What is Philosophy? A Proposed Definition.Edward O. Sisson - 1948 - Philosophical Review 57 (2):167-175.
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    Aristotle on Definition in Philosophia Antiqua: A Series of Studies on Ancient Philosophy.Helen Lang - 2008 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 2 (1):85-87.
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    Hempel Carl G. And Oppenheim Paul. A Definition of “Degree of Confirmation.” Philosophy of Science, Vol. 12 , Pp. 98–115. [REVIEW]Max Black - 1946 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 11 (1):18-19.
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    Rawlins Ian. Natural Philosophy and the Fine Arts. Aesthetics and the Gestalt, a Collection of Essays and Other Writings by Ian Rawlins, Nelson, Edinburgh 1953, Pp. 51–67. , Pp. 63–76).Rawlins Ian. The Philosophy of Science and Art. Aesthetics and the Gestalt, a Collection of Essays and Other Writings by Ian Rawlins, Nelson, Edinburgh 1953, Pp. 78–84. , Pp. 382–387.)Rawlins Ian. The Functional “a Priori.” Aesthetics and the Gestalt, a Collection of Essays and Other Writings by Ian Rawlins, Nelson, Edinburgh 1953, Pp. 117–122. A Reprint of XII 64.Rawlins Ian. Definition in Philosophy. Aesthetics and the Gestalt, a Collection of Essays and Other Writings by Ian Rawlins, Nelson, Edinburgh 1953, Pp. 135–137. A Reprint of XVII 223. [REVIEW]Alonzo Church - 1962 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 27 (1):126-127.
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    Simon Herbert A.. On the Definition of the Causal Relation. The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 49 , Pp. 517–528.Simon Herbert A.. Causal Ordering and Identifiability. Cowles Commission Monograph No. 14, John Wiley & Sons, New York 1953, Pp. 49–74.Simon Herbert A.. Spurious Correlation: A Causal Interpretation. Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 49 , Pp. 467–479.Rescher Nicholas. Some Remarks on an Analysis of the Causal Relation. The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 51 , Pp. 239–241.Simon Herbert A.. Further Remarks on the Causal Relation. The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 52 , Pp. 20–21. [REVIEW]John G. Kemeny - 1956 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 21 (3):313-314.
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    Abelson Raziel. Definition. The Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Edited by Edwards Paul, The Macmillan Company & The Free Press, New York, and Collier-Macmillan Limited, London, 1967, Vol. 2, Pp. 314–324. [REVIEW]Benson Mates - 1970 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 35 (2):304.
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    Black Max. Linguistic Method in Philosophy. Language and Philosophy, Studies in Method, by Black Max, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N. Y., 1949, Pp. 1–22. , Pp. 635–649.)Black Max. Vagueness: An Exercise in Logical Analysis. A Reprint of III 48. Language and Philosophy, Studies in Method, by Black Max, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N. Y., 1949, Pp. 23–58.Black Max. The Justification of Induction. Language and Philosophy, Studies in Method, by Black Max, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N. Y., 1949, Pp. 59–88. ).Black Max. The Semantic Definition of Truth. A Reprint of XIII 150. Language and Philosophy, Studies in Method, by Black Max, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N. Y., 1949, 89–107.Black Max. Russell's Philosophy of Language. A Reprint of IX 78. Language and Philosophy, Studies in Method, by Black Max, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N. Y., 1949, Pp. 109–138.Black Max. Wittgenstein's Tractatus. A Reprint of V 120. Language and Philosophy, Studies in Method, by Black Ma. [REVIEW]J. F. Thomson - 1950 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 15 (3):210-213.
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    Animals, a Matter of Definition, Genetic Manipulation, a Matter of Philosophy.Charles Susanne - 1992 - Global Bioethics 6:143-148.
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    Definition, Division, and Difference in Machiavelli’s Political Philosophy.Peter Stacey - 2014 - Journal of the History of Ideas 75 (2):189-212.
  45. Definition of Philosophy.Alain Badiou - 2004 - Filozofski Vestnik 25 (3):37-39.
     
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  46. Definition in Ancient Philosophy.D. Charles (ed.) - 2010 - Clarendon Press.
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  47. Notes on Wolff Definition of Philosophy.J. Ecole - 1989 - Studia Leibnitiana 21 (2):205-208.
     
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  48. Centre for the Philosophy of Nature and Science Studies, Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark, "Autopoietic Systems, Replicators, and the Search for a Meaningful Biologic Definition of Life".Claus Emmeche - 1997 - Ultimate Reality and Meaning 20 (4).
     
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  49. Pragmatism and the Classical Definition of Truth: A Re-Specification of the Context of American Philosophy. [REVIEW]William J. Gavin - 1979 - International Philosophical Quarterly 19 (4):473-483.
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  50. Kaplan Abraham. Definition and Specification of Meaning. The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 43 , Pp. 281–288.Nelson Goodman - 1946 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 11 (3):80-81.
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