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Chapman tweets nothing but quotes from famous politicians and philosophers on her account.

Asked if the ability to reproduce should be a human right, Spar said she would leave that for the philosophers to think about.

She kept servants and, evidently, three slaves, and entertained academics and philosophers in an elite salon.

Historians tend to write about lying much less than novelists or philosophers.

Aristotle did make progress beyond earlier philosophers, just as Darwin advanced beyond Linnaeus and Cuvier.

It's an idle question, I know; wise men and musty philosophers say that regrets are foolish.

In discussing Duns Scotus, I have given less from his writings than has been my wont with other philosophers.

To far-sighted philosophers, indeed, this was a state of things long foreshown.

And my reasons are not due to any desire on my part that people should join any group of social philosophers or revolutionists.

So said Francis Bacon, one of the world's greatest philosophers, and history has proved his saying to be true.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to philosophers, such as: logician, sage, savant, theorist, sophist, and wise person.

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