عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this research was construction, reliability and validation of life philosophy questionnaire and it has been done by mixed method (qualitative and quantitative) and its design was exploratory. The population of research was the students of Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University which 484 of them were selected by stratified random method as a sample and participated in it. Initial form of life philosophy questionnaire had 36 statements and 6 subscales which had been prepared on the basis of philosophical approaches and theories of Utilitarianism, Epicureanism, Existentialism, Secularism, Nihilism and Determinism. For implementation of its validity and reliability, the confirmatory factor analysis, multivariate analysis of variance, correlation coefficients and Cronbach's alpha were used. Also, to contemplate discriminative validity of questionnaire, the mean scores of female and male students were compared by using multivariate analysis of variance. On the basis of achieved results, the final questionnaire which consisted of 28 statements (8 statements were omitted) had reliability and relatively acceptable validity. So, the prepared questionnaire has efficiency for use in scientific research. Also it delineates a philosophic profile for each person that could be used in explaining and interpreting the life philosophy of person.