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philosopher

1. a student, teacher, or devotee of philosophy
2. (formerly) an alchemist or devotee of occult science
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Le philosophe, le peintre, l'ecrivain ou le cineaste ont le devoir d'exprimer pour le salut des personnes qui les admirent, une opinion sur leur temps.
By addressing the historical origins of the philosophe and Counter-Enlightenment identities, and seeking them largely in the 1750s, I do not seek to reify categories out of nuanced historical movements with a long history dating, in fact, to the late seventeenth century.
Gay's paean to the philosophes was marvelously written, but to say the least, it was not about to stand the test of time.
De facon similaire, les propheties du philosophe, parangon de l'occulte et oracle de la Providence, presentent les donnees astrologiques, signes irrepressibles de la Providence, qui predispose le page a certains exces :
The "plaisir" that this feeling of humanity elicits is one that the philosophe experiences through a process of communal integration and identification ("[le philosophe] cherche a convenir a ceux avec qui le hasard ou son choix le font vivre").
Par son esprit discipline de philosophe et sa determination, il exige la perfection de lui-meme et des autres et il a le don d'inspirer l'excellence.
Commenting on the painting's identification of Belley with the famous philosophe, Honour suggests that the work may have been intended to provide an "image of blacks freed from slavery as a result of the Enlightenment and the French Revolution"; he further describes Belley as "perfectly at ease in this attire and in this space" (Honour 4.
One must tend his garden" so said a French philosophe long ago though he never once came near a hoe.
Philosophe et romanciere, Catherine Clement est l'auteure d'un grand nombre de romans et d'essais, parmi lesquels une analyse du traitement des femmes par l'opera, L'Opera ou la Defaite des femmes (1979) et une critique des psychanalystes freudiens, Les Fils de Freud sont fatigues (1978).
My challenge is to deliver fast, reliable and scalable communication services internally and externally -- in both easy-to-reach and remote locations," stated Patrick Philosophe, Cinram's technical and communications manager.
C'est dans cette atmosphere appelant a la tolerance que le philosophe francais Edgar Morin a adresse un message de paix et d'eloge a la liberte, en reference aux attentats qui ont frappe dernierement Paris et bien d'autres pays.
De l'avis de cette philosophe, il faut donner a la philosophie une place dans la societe algerienne.