A person engaged or learned in philosophy, especially as an academic discipline.
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- Plato has a claim to be the first philosopher to establish philosophy as a subject.
- The noun Dasein is used by other philosophers, by Kant for example, for the existence of any entity.
- Conferences of philosophers on determinism and freedom aren't the same as they used to be.
Middle English: from a variant of Old French philosophe, via Latin from Greek philosophos 'lover of wisdom', from philein 'to love' + sophos 'wise'.