Philosophy of the Academy, that of Plato, who taught his disciples in a grove in Athens called the Academy.Philosophy of the Garden, that of Epicurus, who taught in a garden in Athens.Philosophy of the Lyceum, that of Aristotle, the founder of the Peripatetic school, who delivered his lectures in the Lyceum at Athens.Philosophy of the Porch, that of Zeno and the Stoics; — so called because Zeno of Citium and his successors taught in the porch of the Poicile, a great hall in Athens.

(Phil`o*stor"gy) n. [Gr. loving + affection.] Natural affection, as of parents for their children. [R.]

(Phil`o*tech"nic Phil`o*tech"nic*al) a. [Philo- + Gr. an art: cf. F. philotechnique.] Fond of the arts. [R.]

(Phil"ter) n. [F. philtre, L. philtrum, Gr. fr. to love, dear, loving.] A potion or charm intended to excite the passion of love. [Written also philtre.] Addison.

(Phil"ter), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Philtered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Philtering.]

1. To impregnate or mix with a love potion; as, to philter a draught.

2. To charm to love; to excite to love or sexual desire by a potion. Gov. of Tongue.

(||Phi*mo"sis) n. [NL., fr. Gr. a muzzling, fr. muzzle.] (Med.) A condition of the penis in which the prepuce can not be drawn back so as to uncover the glans penis.

(Phi"ton*ess) n. Pythoness; witch. [Obs.]

(Phiz) n.; pl. Phizes [Contr. fr. physiognomy.] The face or visage. [Colloq.] Cowper.

(||Phle*bi"tis) n. [NL., fr. Gr. a vein + -itis.] (Med.) Inflammation of a vein.

(Phleb"o*gram) n. [Gr. + -gram.] (Physiol.) A tracing (with the sphygmograph) of the movements of a vein, or of the venous pulse.

(Phleb"o*lite Phleb"o*lith) n. [Gr. a vein + -lite, - lith.] (Med.) A small calcareous concretion formed in a vein; a vein stone.

(Phle*bol"o*gy) n. [Gr. a vein + -logy.] A branch of anatomy which treats of the veins.

(Phle*bot"o*mist) n. [Cf. F. phlébotomiste.] (Med.) One who practiced phlebotomy.

(Phle*bot"o*mize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Phlebotomized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Phlebotomizing ] [Cf. F. phlébotomiser.] To let blood from by opening a vein; to bleed. [R.] Howell.

3. Practical wisdom; calmness of temper and judgment; equanimity; fortitude; stoicism; as, to meet misfortune with philosophy.

Then had he spent all his philosophy.

4. Reasoning; argumentation.

Of good and evil much they argued then, . . .
Vain wisdom all, and false philosophy.

5. The course of sciences read in the schools. Johnson.

6. A treatise on philosophy.

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