Etymology of Philosophy Quiz

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Etymology The word philosophy comes from the ancient Greek words φίλος (philos: 'love') and ______ (sophia: 'wisdom')

sophia

The French philosophie is itself a borrowing from the Latin ______

philosophia

The term philosophy acquired the meanings of 'advanced study of the speculative subjects (logic, ethics, physics, and ______)'

metaphysics

Before the modern age, the term philosophy was used in a wide sense. It included most forms of ______

ratio

The study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence, and the basic limits of human understanding

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Test your knowledge of the origins and evolution of philosophy with this quiz on the etymology of the word "philosophy." Explore its roots in ancient Greek and its connection to other fields such as physics.

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