noun, plural phil·o·sophes [fil-uh-sofs, fil-uh-zofs; French fee-law-zawf] /ˈfɪl əˌsɒfs, ˌfɪl əˈzɒfs; French fi lɔˈzɔf/.
- philosopher king,
- philosopher kings,
- philosopher's stone,
Origin of philosophe
Examples from the Web for philosophe
"I desire to know nothing of those who knew nothing," was the saying, in reference to them, of the French philosophe.
During our stay of about a week at Philosophe the village was quiet.Q.6.a and Other places|Francis Buckley
The advent of the brilliant couple from Cirey, it need not be stated, added further strength to the philosophe party.Odd Bits of History|Henry W. Wolff
Besides the general objection that it was the theorizing of a philosophe, exception was taken to particular parts of the argument.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton
Such are the memorable quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns, and the philosophe idea of perfectibility and human progress.