Philosophy vs Phenomenologically - What's the difference?

philosophy | phenomenologically |

As a noun philosophy

is (uncountable|originally) the love of wisdom.

As a verb philosophy

is to philosophize.

As an adverb phenomenologically is

(philosophy) in a manner characteristic of phenomenology or of phenomenological philosophy.


Alternative forms

* 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
  • 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 comprehensive system of belief.
  • (countable) A view or outlook regarding fundamental principles underlying some domain.
  • (countable) A general principle (usually moral).
  • (archaic) A broader branch of (non-applied) science.
  • Meronyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * analytic philosophy * antiphilosophy * continental philosophy * personal philosophy * philosophize * philosophy of mind


  • To philosophize.
  • *, II.12:
  • 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.

    See also

    * * ideology




  • (philosophy) In a manner characteristic of phenomenology or of phenomenological philosophy.
  • * 1969 , , "Existential Import and Perceptual Judgments," The Journal of Philosophy , vol. 66, no. 13, p. 404,
  • There is no question that, phenomenologically considered, the experience of perceiving and the experience of having a hallucination are sufficiently similar that, on the strength of what proves to be a hallucination, one may sincerely claim to have (veridically) perceived something.