synthetic philosophy

  1. the philosophy of Herbert Spencer, intended as a synthesis of all the sciences.

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How to use synthetic philosophy in a sentence

  • To complete even in outline the vast sweep of his projected synthetic philosophy two steps more remained for Spencer to take.

    History of Modern Philosophy | Alfred William Benn
  • This is a statement in which the author of the synthetic philosophy would probably have very little change to suggest.

  • His synthetic philosophy perhaps did more than anything else to make the idea of evolution familiar in England.

  • His synthetic philosophy had a grand aim, but it was manifestly unsatisfactory.

    Bergson and His Philosophy | J. Alexander Gunn
  • Indeed, there is a hint that a synthetic philosophy is exactly what Davidson never seeks to attain.

    Platform Monologues | T. G. Tucker