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a person who seeks reason and truth by thinking and meditation

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In the Gorgias too the statesmen reappear, but in stronger opposition to the philosopher.
In the interest of meeting the other guests, and what of my unfavorable impression, I forgot all about the working-class philosopher, though once or twice at table I noticed him-- especially the twinkle in his eye as he listened to the talk first of one minister and then of another.
Why sir," said the philosopher, "why sir, to speak sincerely - I I imagine - I have some faint - some very faint idea - of the remarkable honor-"
That philosopher was one of my most intimate acquaintances.
I am the same philosopher who wrote each of the three hundred treatises commemorated by Diogenes Laertes.
Here the philosopher, looking daggers, took occasion to make an end, upon the spot, of his third bottle of Chambertin.
Of this, although extremely indecent in his Majesty, the philosopher took no notice: - simply kicking the dog, and requesting him to be quiet.
But if I have a penchant, Monsieur Bon-Bon - if I have a penchant, it is for a philosopher.
Here the philosopher slapped his Majesty upon the back.
In the darkest of times, when the night of impunity and the blatant disregard of the remaining safeguards to democratic practices seem to be a society's norm, philosophers are wanted.
Sigilry Corps Rescue and Evacuation Service, an elite, women-only group of philosophers who swoop onto battlefields under heavy fire to fly the dead and wounded to safety.
It is well known that the temperament and circumstances of life of philosophers greatly influence their philosophy.
Given that Ayn Rand, one of the most popular and visible philosophers of the 20th century, argued at length that objective morality can be derived from observable reality--and given that I've provided a concise primer on Rand's argument and made it accessible for free--I challenge you either to point out where and how the argument fails, or to debate me publicly on the subject at a venue of your choice.
To that end, the students recommended that the school change its curriculum to Incorporate more philosophers of color.
This work for students and others categorizes philosophers into six major types according to the roles they have enacted in societies over the past 2,500 years: the Natural Philosopher, the Sage, the Gadfly, the Ascetic, the Mandarin, and the Courtier.