In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1filósofo masculinofilósofa femeninothe philosopher's stone — la piedra filosofal
- So far as we know, Socrates was the first philosopher to make prominent the question of how to live well.
- Plato has a claim to be the first philosopher to establish philosophy as a subject.
- Conferences of philosophers on determinism and freedom aren't the same as they used to be.
- Do any of you know of any philosophers that seem to be more or less Buddhist in outlook?
- The noun Dasein is used by other philosophers, by Kant for example, for the existence of any entity.
- Some philosophers contend that death is a harm inasmuch as it thwarts a central desire: to stay alive.
- Some of them tried to replace religion by a secular morality that owed much to the German philosopher Kant.
- The philosopher Hannah Arendt concluded that evil lay in the refusal to think.
- So philosophers take the risk of nihilism and existential dread because the allure of wonder is too great.
- Zeno was a pupil and friend of the philosopher Parmenides and studied with him in Elea.
- Descartes, of course, was not the first philosopher to view the body with disdain.
- It seems to me that philosophers are often criticized for always demanding rational explanations.
- Some philosophers will find implausible the claim that contextualism is the cure for relativism.
- Future generations may or may not judge Wittgenstein to be one of the great philosophers.
- As is the hallowed custom with philosophers, the thinking of all of them is by nature unhistorical.
- German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer was one of history's great pessimists.
- I need to brace myself before I throw myself at the modern continental philosophers.
- The primary source is what scientists and philosophers have said about scientific method.
- Spinoza the philosopher emerged in his true colours through the work of Schelling and Hegel.
- Some philosophers say they do not know what the thesis of determinism is.
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