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Other philosophers think of our characters as essentially fixed and given, outside our reflective control. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)There came a time when philosophers of science decided that they really had to know a lot of current science from the inside. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Great wine maybe, but no great philosophers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But why were the great philosophers obsessed with it, and should we continue to be so? The Times Literary Supplement (2014)A political philosopher may reasonably wish to produce a book to suit its time of writing. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)THIS Roman philosopher focused his thinking on anger. The Sun (2013)I love biographies of the great composers, philosophers and writers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A great philosopher said that, not me. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This wise old philosopher was counselor to Bishop Ambrose. Christianity Today (2000)To paraphrase one of the great philosophers: we think, therefore we are. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His example has been followed by some of the most influential French and German philosophers. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)But as the French philosopher said, this is all just shell for imagining. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Wild tortoises, no doubt as old as the hills, walk the mountain paths where great philosophers pondered. The Sun (2015)His works fill six fairly substantial volumes, making him almost a minimalist compared with many of his fellow German philosophers. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)The French philosophers of the eighteenth century not only were familiar with each other's ideas but also were personal friends. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)To be sure, one need not be a philosopher to think of reasons not to kill a healthy, grown human. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)He included massive doses of reading in all these subjects, not just the great ancient philosophers, but also modern ones. THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)
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British English: philosopher NOUN
A philosopher is a person who studies or writes about philosophy.
...an ancient philosopher.
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