In addition, a philosophic quandary arose as people became less convinced that a single immutable truth ever could be arrived at.
It represents a philosophic consistency that rejects the collectivism of social conservatives and public sector unions alike.
To Miss Grantham's detached and philosophic mind this conclusion, when she reflected on it, seemed extremely sound.
The Major looked at her with his air of philosophic surprise.
Mrs. Hall very rightly remarked that Miss Edgeworth's affection for Ireland was "philosophic."
He achieved a staidness, and calmness, and philosophic tolerance.
philosophic heads must occupy themselves one day with the collective account of antiquity and make up its balance-sheet.
That his love of country should express itself in philosophic altruism?
The account is finely sympathetic, but there is an unmistakable note of philosophic detachment.
But she was of a philosophic temperament, and in a moment had rebuked her own folly.
late 15c., from Middle French philosophique and directly from Late Latin philosophicus, from Greek philosophikos, from philosophia "philosophy" (see philosophy).