from The Century Dictionary.
- Properly, loving fame or glory; in the extract, loving one's own opinions; dogmatic.
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- noun A person with an
excessiveinterest in his own opinions.
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The artist of reason, or philodox, as Socrates calls him, strives only for speculative knowledge, without looking to see how much the knowledge contributes to the final end of human reason; he gives rules for the use of reason for any sort of end one wishes.