Associations to the word «Philosopher»

Wiktionary

PHILOSOPHER, noun. A person devoted to studying and producing results in philosophy.
PHILOSOPHER, noun. (obsolete) An alchemist.
PHILOSOPHER KING, noun. A very wise ruler.

Dictionary definition

PHILOSOPHER, noun. A specialist in philosophy.
PHILOSOPHER, noun. A wise person who is calm and rational; someone who lives a life of reason with equanimity.

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky