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hypernym (philosopher IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a specialist in philosophy (noun.person)
    a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines (noun.person)
     
  • a wise person who is calm and rational; someone who lives a life of reason with equanimity (noun.person)
    a human being (noun.tops)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF philosopher relation)

  • a specialist in philosophy (noun.person)
    a philosopher who subscribes to nativism (noun.person)
     
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    a member of a group of ancient Greek philosophers who advocated the doctrine that virtue is the only good and that the essence of virtue is self-contr more.. (noun.person)
     
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    someone who selects according to the eclectic method (noun.person)
     
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    a philosopher who subscribes to empiricism (noun.person)
     
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    a specialist in epistemology (noun.person)
     
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    a philosopher who specializes in the nature of beauty (noun.person)
     
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    a philosopher who specializes in ethics (noun.person)
     
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    a philosopher who emphasizes freedom of choice and personal responsibility but who regards human existence in a hostile universe as unexplainable (noun.person)
     
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    member of a Hindu sect practicing gymnosophy (especially nudism) (noun.person)
     
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    someone who believes the doctrine of free will (noun.person)
     
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    a philosopher who subscribes to the doctrine of mechanism (noun.person)
     
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    a philosopher who specializes in morals and moral problems (noun.person)
     
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    an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms (noun.person)
     
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    someone who does not believe the doctrine of free will (noun.person)
     
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    a philosopher who has adopted the doctrine of nominalism (noun.person)
     
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    a philosopher who believes that no single explanation can account for all the phenomena of nature (noun.person)
     
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    any philosopher who lived before Socrates (noun.person)
     
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    a philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them (noun.person)
     
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    a Scholastic philosopher or theologian (noun.person)
     
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    any of a group of Greek philosophers and teachers in the 5th century BC who speculated on a wide range of subjects (noun.person)
     
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    a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno (noun.person)
     
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    advocate of transcendentalism (noun.person)
     
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    one who practices yoga and has achieved a high level of spiritual insight (noun.person)
     
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    British philosopher (born in Austria) who argued that scientific theories can never be proved to be true, but are tested by attempts to falsify them ( more.. (noun.person)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF philosopher relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

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    French philosopher and theologian; lover of Heloise (1079-1142) (noun.person)
     
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    a presocratic Athenian philosopher who maintained that everything is composed of very small particles that were arranged by some eternal intelligence more.. (noun.person)
     
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    a presocratic Greek philosopher and student of Thales who believed the universal substance to be infinity rather than something resembling ordinary ob more.. (noun.person)
     
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    a presocratic Greek philosopher and associate of Anaximander who believed that all things are made of air in different degrees of density (6th century more.. (noun.person)
     
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    United States historian and political philosopher (born in Germany) (1906-1975) (noun.person)
     
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    one of the greatest of the ancient Athenian philosophers; pupil of Plato; teacher of Alexander the Great (384-322 BC) (noun.person)
     
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    Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198) (noun.person)
     
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    Arabian physician and influential Islamic philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were import more.. (noun.person)
     
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    English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626) (noun.person)
     
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    English philosopher and jurist; founder of utilitarianism (1748-1831) (noun.person)
     
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    French philosopher who proposed elan vital as the cause of evolution and development (1859-1941) (noun.person)
     
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    Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753) (noun.person)
     
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    a Roman who was an early Christian philosopher and statesman who was executed for treason; Boethius had a decisive influence on medieval logic (circa more.. (noun.person)
     
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    Italian philosopher who used Copernican principles to develop a pantheistic monistic philosophy; condemned for heresy by the Inquisition and burned at more.. (noun.person)
     
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    Israeli religious philosopher (born in Austria); as a Zionist he promoted understanding between Jews and Arabs; his writings affected Christian thinke more.. (noun.person)
     
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    German philosopher concerned with concept formation in the human mind and with symbolic forms in human culture generally (1874-1945) (noun.person)
     
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    ancient Greek philosopher who succeeded Zeno of Citium as the leader of the Stoic school (300-232 BC) (noun.person)
     
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    French philosopher remembered as the founder of positivism; he also established sociology as a systematic field of study (noun.person)
     
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    French mathematician and philosopher (1743-1794) (noun.person)
     
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    Chinese philosopher whose ideas and sayings were collected after his death and became the basis of a philosophical doctrine known a Confucianism (circ more.. (noun.person)
     
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    Greek philosopher who developed an atomistic theory of matter (460-370 BC) (noun.person)
     
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    French philosopher and critic (born in Algeria); exponent of deconstructionism (1930-2004) (noun.person)
     
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    French philosopher and mathematician; developed dualistic theory of mind and matter; introduced the use of coordinates to locate a point in two or thr more.. (noun.person)
     
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    United States pragmatic philosopher who advocated progressive education (1859-1952) (noun.person)
     
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    French philosopher who was a leading figure of the Enlightenment in France; principal editor of an encyclopedia that disseminated the scientific and p more.. (noun.person)
     
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    an ancient Greek philosopher and Cynic who rejected social conventions (circa 400-325 BC) (noun.person)
     
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    Greek philosopher who taught that all matter is composed of particles of fire and water and air and earth (fifth century BC) (noun.person)
     
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    Greek philosopher who was a Stoic (circa 50-130) (noun.person)
     
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    Greek philosopher who believed that the world is a random combination of atoms and that pleasure is the highest good (341-270 BC) (noun.person)
     
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    German biologist and philosopher; advocated Darwinism and formulated the theory of recapitulation; was an exponent of materialistic monism (1834-1919) (noun.person)
     
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    English philosopher who introduced the theory of the association of ideas (1705-1757) (noun.person)
     
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    German philosopher whose three stage process of dialectical reasoning was adopted by Karl Marx (1770-1831) (noun.person)
     
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    a presocratic Greek philosopher who said that fire is the origin of all things and that permanence is an illusion as all things are in perpetual flux more.. (noun.person)
     
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    German philosopher (1776-1841) (noun.person)
     
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    German philosopher who advocated intuition over reason (1744-1803) (noun.person)
     
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    English materialist and political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereignty as the only kind of government that could resolve problems caused by more.. (noun.person)
     
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    Scottish philosopher whose sceptical philosophy restricted human knowledge to that which can be perceived by the senses (1711-1776) (noun.person)
     
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    German philosopher who developed phenomenology (1859-1938) (noun.person)
     
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    Greek philosopher and astronomer; she invented the astrolabe (370-415) (noun.person)
     
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    United States pragmatic philosopher and psychologist (1842-1910) (noun.person)
     
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    influential German idealist philosopher (1724-1804) (noun.person)
     
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    Danish philosopher who is generally considered. along with Nietzsche, to be a founder of existentialism (1813-1855) (noun.person)
     
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    Chinese philosopher regarded as the founder of Taoism (6th century BC) (noun.person)
     
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    German philosopher and mathematician who thought of the universe as consisting of independent monads and who devised a system of the calculus independ more.. (noun.person)
     
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    English empiricist philosopher who believed that all knowledge is derived from sensory experience (1632-1704) (noun.person)
     
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    Roman philosopher and poet; in a long didactic poem he tried to provide a scientific explanation of the universe (96-55 BC) (noun.person)
     
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    Spanish philosopher (1235-1315) (noun.person)
     
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    Austrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916) (noun.person)
     
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    a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527) (noun.person)
     
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    Spanish philosopher considered the greatest Jewish scholar of the Middle Ages who codified Jewish law in the Talmud (1135-1204) (noun.person)
     
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    French philosopher (1638-1715) (noun.person)
     
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    United States political philosopher (born in Germany) concerned about the dehumanizing effects of capitalism and modern technology (1898-1979) (noun.person)
     
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    founder of modern communism; wrote the Communist Manifesto with Engels in 1848; wrote Das Kapital in 1867 (1818-1883) (noun.person)
     
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    United States philosopher of pragmatism (1863-1931) (noun.person)
     
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    English philosopher and economist remembered for his interpretations of empiricism and utilitarianism (1806-1873) (noun.person)
     
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    Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836) (noun.person)
     
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    French political philosopher who advocated the separation of executive and legislative and judicial powers (1689-1755) (noun.person)
     
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    English philosopher (1873-1958) (noun.person)
     
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    influential German philosopher remembered for his concept of the superman and for his rejection of Christian values; considered, along with Kierkegaar more.. (noun.person)
     
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    English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam's Razor (1285-1349) (noun.person)
     
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    Greek philosopher and theologian who reinterpreted Christian doctrine through the philosophy of Neoplatonism; his work was later condemned as unorthod more.. (noun.person)
     
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    Spanish philosopher who advocated leadership by an intellectual elite (1883-1955) (noun.person)
     
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    a presocratic Greek philosopher born in Italy; held the metaphysical view that being is the basic substance and ultimate reality of which all things a more.. (noun.person)
     
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    French mathematician and philosopher and Jansenist; invented an adding machine; contributed (with Fermat) to the theory of probability (1623-1662) (noun.person)
     
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    United States philosopher and logician; pioneer of pragmatism (1839-1914) (noun.person)
     
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    United States philosopher (1876-1957) (noun.person)
     
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    ancient Athenian philosopher; pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428-347 BC) (noun.person)
     
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    Roman philosopher (born in Egypt) who was the leading representative of Neoplatonism (205-270) (noun.person)
     
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    Greek philosopher and mathematician who proved the Pythagorean theorem; considered to be the first true mathematician (circa 580-500 BC) (noun.person)
     
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    United States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001) (noun.person)
     
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    Indian philosopher and statesman who introduced Indian philosophy to the West (1888-1975) (noun.person)
     
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    Scottish philosopher of common sense who opposed the ideas of David Hume (1710-1796) (noun.person)
     
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    French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolu more.. (noun.person)
     
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    English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970) (noun.person)
     
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    German pessimist philosopher (1788-1860) (noun.person)
     
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    French philosopher and physician and organist who spent most of his life as a medical missionary in Gabon (1875-1965) (noun.person)
     
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    Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD) (noun.person)
     
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    ancient Athenian philosopher; teacher of Plato and Xenophon (470-399 BC) (noun.person)
     
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    English philosopher and sociologist who applied the theory of natural selection to human societies (1820-1903) (noun.person)
     
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    German philosopher who argued that cultures grow and decay in cycles (1880-1936) (noun.person)
     
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    Dutch philosopher who espoused a pantheistic system (1632-1677) (noun.person)
     
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    Austrian philosopher who founded anthroposophy (1861-1925) (noun.person)
     
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    Scottish philosopher and follower of Thomas Reid (1753-1828) (noun.person)
     
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    Indian writer and philosopher whose poetry (based on traditional Hindu themes) pioneered the use of colloquial Bengali (1861-1941) (noun.person)
     
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    French paleontologist and philosopher (1881-1955) (noun.person)
     
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    a presocratic Greek philosopher and astronomer (who predicted an eclipse in 585 BC) who was said by Aristotle to be the founder of physical science; h more.. (noun.person)
     
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    Greek philosopher who was a student of Aristotle and who succeeded Aristotle as the leader of the Peripatetics (371-287 BC) (noun.person)
     
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    French philosopher (1909-1943) (noun.person)
     
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    English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Bertrand Russell (1861-1947) (noun.person)
     
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    English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003) (noun.person)
     
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    British philosopher born in Austria; a major influence on logic and logical positivism (1889-1951) (noun.person)
     
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    Greek philosopher (560-478 BC) (noun.person)
     
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    ancient Greek philosopher who founded the Stoic school (circa 335-263 BC) (noun.person)
     
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    ancient Greek philosopher who formulated paradoxes that defended the belief that motion and change are illusory (circa 495-430 BC) (noun.person)
     

derivation (.... is derived from philosopher)

  • (noun.cognition)
    the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics (noun.cognition)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    of or relating to philosophy or philosophers (adj.pert)
     
  • a wise person who is calm and rational; someone who lives a life of reason with equanimity (noun.person)
    a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school (noun.cognition)
     

domain category (philosopher is domain category of ....)

  • a specialist in philosophy (noun.person)
    the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics (noun.cognition)
     
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