Philosophaster vs Philosophe - What's the difference?

philosophaster | philosophe | Synonyms |

Philosophe is a synonym of philosophaster.


As nouns the difference between philosophaster and philosophe

is that philosophaster is a pretender to philosophy; a petty or charlatan philosopher while philosophe is any of the leading philosophers or intellectuals of the 18th century french enlightenment.

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philosophaster

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • a pretender to philosophy; a petty or charlatan philosopher.
  • Synonyms

    * philosophe

    See also

    * criticaster * medicaster * poetaster * theologaster ----

    philosophe

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • any of the leading philosophers or intellectuals of the 18th century French Enlightenment.
  • (pejorative) an incompetent philosopher; a philosophaster.
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