Definition of philosopher :
1. An alchemist.
2. One who philosophizes; one versed in, or devoted to, philosophy.
3. One who reduces the principles of philosophy to practice in the conduct of life; one who lives according to the rules of practical wisdom; one who meets or regards all vicissitudes with calmness.
GWF Hegel, Francis Bacon, Edmund Burke, Soren Kierkegaard, Ernst Cassirer, John Locke, Boethius, Jean-Paul Sartre, Martin Heidegger, Plato, Martin Buber, St Augustine, Immanuel Kant, wise man, Jean Jacques Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, Bertrand Russell, Baruch Spinoza, Friedrich Nietzsche, Solon, sophist, Friedrich Schiller, Parmenides, William James, Karl Marx, thoughts, St Thomas Aquinas, Thales, Thomas Hobbes, Epicurus, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Voltaire, Socrates, Marcus Aurelius, Arthur Schopenhauer, Democritus, George Berkeley, Aristotle
sage (part of speech: noun)
scholar (part of speech: noun)
- Perhaps it was such thoughts as these which made his non- success the more bitter, and then, with the instincts of a philosopher, he asked himself now, surrounded in fancy by the fragments of his broken dreams, whether it had been worth while. - "Mysterious Mr. Sabin", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
- But the philosopher will make no such mistake. - "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.
- The conversation passed from subject to subject, but I, as a philosopher, thought the secret of the preparation of such a dish must be valuable. - "The Physiology of Taste", Brillat Savarin.