from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An abbreviation of philosophical
  • of philosophy.


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  • Hittinger is reviving the traditionalist teaching of all religions that by nature every person is philanthropic, based on the Greek word philos (loving) and anthropos (man), because every person is created to know God and share God's love, because God loves every person.


  • The next step was due to the impact of Judeo-Christian theology, which introduced the idea (not found in Greek philos - ophy) that God is not part of the universe, is omnip - otent, and has created the universe out of nothing.

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  • Or it is said of philos, that is as much to say as love, and of yper, that is to say sovereign, so Philip is as much to say as love of sovereign things.

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  • I'd always wondered why Philadelphia is called the philos-love and adelphos-brother.


  • The word Philadelphia is comprised of two Latin words: "philos" (meaning love) and "adelphos" (meaning brother).

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  • If, as Machida maintained, Dai-Roku was a kind of philos - ophy of samurai purity, it functioned as a loose-knit alliance of businessmen and bureaucrats who not only believed in this almost mythical purity of purpose but, in more practical terms, had come together. out of mutual necessity.

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  • The name comes from the Greek philos, meaning love, and adelphos, meaning brother.

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  • As Eugenia Bone notes in her engaging trawl through the labyrinths of mycophilia "From the Greek, myco = fungus, philos = loving", fungi are no longer regarded as plants.

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  • FACT, good chastity programs reduced or at least delayed pregnancy rates in some schools where the abstinence philos. was REALLY taught.

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  • Another big form of love, according to the Greeks, is philos or phileo, friendship.

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