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The term 'doctrine' often refers to a set of beliefs unique to specific groups, like a church or party. SlideBuddhist doctrine rejects the idea of a permanent self.
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'Doctrine' implies a comprehensive, sometimes complex, set of ideas, not just one simple belief. SlideKant's doctrine of transcendental idealism is vast and complex.
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The word 'doctrine' has a formal tone and is usually not used in casual conversation. SlideWe discussed the doctrine of utilitarianism in our ethics class.