Pathos vs Philosophy - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between pathos and philosophy
is that pathos
is pathos while philosophy
is (uncountable|originally) the love of wisdom.
As a verb philosophy is
The quality or property of anything which touches the feelings or excites emotions and passions, especially that which awakens tender emotions, such as pity, sorrow, and the like; contagious warmth of feeling, action, or expression; pathetic quality.
* 1874 , Thomas Hardy, Far From The Madding Crowd, 1874:
(rhetoric) A writer or speaker's attempt to persuade an audience through appeals involving the use of strong emotions such as pity.
(literature) An author's attempt to evoke a feeling of pity or sympathetic sorrow for a character.
(theology, philosophy) In theology and existentialist ethics following Kierkegaard and Heidegger, a deep and abiding commitment of the heart, as in the notion of "finding your passion" as an important aspect of a fully lived, engaged life.
- His voice had a genuine pathos now, and his large brown hands perceptibly trembled.
* philosophie (obsolete)
* phylosophie (obsolete)
* phylosophy (nonstandard)
(uncountable, originally) The love of wisdom.
(uncountable) An academic discipline that seeks truth through reasoning rather than empiricism.
* 1661 , ,
The Life of the most learned, reverend and pious Dr. H. Hammond
(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.