Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A philosopher; especially, a would-be philosopher.
- n. One who pretends to be a philosopher.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A pretender in philosophy.
“To a philosophist it can sound like a thread of thought running in the society.”
“Lucian gives an account of one Peregrinus, a philosophist very famous in his time, who had a great number of disciples.”
“Russ J. Alan is a political philosophist and writer.”
“_philosophist_ party of the last century, able to dissolve anything by reason and reasoning, but unable to construct anything; for construction rests upon feeling, instinct, and will.”
“Nidhi), philosophist Mani Dravida Shastri (Shastra Nidhi) and musician and veena player R. Vishweshwaran (Nada Nidhi), while Bangalore-based advocate C.N. Ramaswamy Shastry was conferred the Datta Bandhu award for his involvement in social service activities.”
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