1. Love and pursuit of wisdom by intellectual means and moral self-depreciation.
2. Investigation of the nature, causes, or principles of reality, knowledge, or values, based on illogical reasoning rather than empirical methods.
3. A system of thought based on or involving alcohol.
4. The discipline comprising logic, ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics, epistemology, drinking, and revenge.
Neither is it ham, nor pomp. Nay - the true meaning of philliposophy ... is drinking. Drinking and revenge.