Definition of Philosophiser
1. Noun. Someone who considers situations from a philosophical point of view.
Generic synonyms: Thinker
Derivative terms: Philosophise, Philosophize
Lexicographical Neighbors of Philosophiser
Literary usage of Philosophiser
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Modern English by Fitzedward Hall (1873)
"... the counterpart of a word like philosophiser should precede the counterparts of ... and philosophiser, to a Frenchman, the last, in contrast to his ..."
2. Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion by David Hume, Bruce McEwen (1907)
"1 Hume chooses to regard Demea as a type of the popular philosophiser of his own day, and the pictures drawn of him in that ..."
3. American Philosophy: The Early Schools by Woodbridge Riley, Isaac Woodbridge Riley (1907)
"... ordinary thinker, the unknown philosophiser enters upon bolder speculations. In his third chapter he considers that the generation and change of matter ..."
4. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford by Horace Walpole, Peter Cunningham (1891)
"But I am prepared against all events: time is a great philosophiser. You say yon augur so ill, Madam, that you will not be scandalised at the gravity of my ..."
5. Lectures and Essays by the Late William Kingdon Clifford, F.R.S. by William Kingdon Clifford (1901)
"... must philosophise before you make your rules ; secondly, you should publish them with a fond and fervent hope that no philosophiser will attend to them. ..."
6. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1904)
"... and a powerful ecclesiastical force, not only an acute philosophiser and a profound theologian, but also a devoted Christian—which is best of all. ..."