As nouns the difference between philosophy and operationalism
is that philosophy
is (uncountable|originally) the love of wisdom while operationalism
is (sciences) a philosophy that attempts to define all scientific concepts in terms of specified operations or procedures of observation and measurement.
As a verb philosophy
is to philosophize.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* philosophie (obsolete)
* phylosophie (obsolete)
* phylosophy (nonstandard)
(uncountable, originally) The love of wisdom.
(uncountable) An academic discipline that seeks truth through reasoning rather than empiricism.
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(countable) A comprehensive system of belief.
(countable) A view or outlook regarding fundamental principles underlying some domain.
- During the whole time of his abode in the university he generally spent thirteen hours of the day in study; by which assiduity besides an exact dispatch of the whole course of philosophy , he read over in a manner all classic authors that are extant
(countable) A general principle (usually moral).
(archaic) A broader branch of (non-applied) science.
* See also
* analytic philosophy
* continental philosophy
* personal philosophy
* philosophy of mind
- Plato hath (in my seeming) loved this manner of Philosophying , Dialogue wise in good earnest, that therby he might more decently place in sundry mouthes the diversity and variation of his owne conceits.
(sciences) A philosophy that attempts to define all scientific concepts in terms of specified operations or procedures of observation and measurement