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men·tor

 (mĕn′tôr′, -tər)
n.
1. A wise and trusted counselor or teacher.
2. Mentor Greek Mythology Odysseus's trusted counselor, in whose guise Athena became the guardian and teacher of Telemachus.
v. men·tored, men·tor·ing, men·tors
v.intr.
To serve as a trusted counselor or teacher, especially in occupational settings.
v.tr.
To serve as a trusted counselor or teacher to (another person).

[French Mentor, Mentor, from Latin Mentōr, from Greek; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

mentor

(ˈmɛntɔː)
n
a wise or trusted adviser or guide
vb
to act as a mentor to (someone); train
[C18: from Mentor]
menˈtorial adj

Mentor

(ˈmɛntɔː)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) the friend whom Odysseus put in charge of his household when he left for Troy. He was the adviser of the young Telemachus

men•tor

(ˈmɛn tɔr, -tər)

n.
1. a wise and trusted counselor or teacher.
2. (cap.) (in the Odyssey) a loyal adviser of Odysseus entrusted with the education of Telemachus.
v.i.
3. to act as a mentor.
v.t.
4. to act as a mentor to.
[1740–50; « Greek]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mentor - a wise and trusted guide and advisormentor - a wise and trusted guide and advisor
intellectual, intellect - a person who uses the mind creatively
sage - a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom
Verb1.mentor - serve as a teacher or trusted counselormentor - serve as a teacher or trusted counselor; "The famous professor mentored him during his years in graduate school"; "She is a fine lecturer but she doesn't like mentoring"
instruct, teach, learn - impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat"

mentor

noun guide, teacher, coach, adviser, tutor, instructor, counsellor, guru She has sacked her coach and mentor and is now relying on her father.

mentor

noun
One who advises another, especially officially or professionally:
Law: counsel.
verb
Informal. To give recommendations to (someone) about a decision or course of action:
Translations
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References in classic literature ?
So saying she bound on her glittering golden sandals, imperishable, with which she can fly like the wind over land or sea; she grasped the redoubtable bronze-shod spear, so stout and sturdy and strong, wherewith she quells the ranks of heroes who have displeased her, and down she darted from the topmost summits of Olympus, whereon forthwith she was in Ithaca, at the gateway of Ulysses' house, disguised as a visitor, Mentes, chief of the Taphians, and she held a bronze spear in her hand.
I am Mentes, son of Anchialus, and I am King of the Taphians.
As for the stranger, he was Mentes, son of Anchialus, chief of the Taphians, an old friend of my father's.
The son of Atreus would have then carried off the armour of the son of Panthous with ease, had not Phoebus Apollo been angry, and in the guise of Mentes chief of the Cicons incited Hector to attack him.
Con esas mentes concordantes se torna comica la politica mexicana actual; pero puede derivar en tragica.
Gilbert Ryle, un filosofo conductista de mediados del siglo xx, afirma que no aprendemos sobre nuestras propias mentes gracias a un sentido interno, sino observando nuestro propio comportamiento, y que nuestros amigos quiza conocen mejor nuestras mentes que nosotros.
Aparentemente, las mentes no tienen limites definidos y pueden unirse de tal forma que constituyen "Una Mente Unica" que es la sumatoria de todas las mentes individuales (1).
Una circunstancia que, amparada en ese anejo <<espiritu militar que nos vuelve obedientes>>, ha destruido poco a poco nuestras mentes en el sentido de que verdaderamente, como senalaran tambien Bourdieu y Passeron (2001), tan solo hemos desarrollado la capacidad de imitar a los otros, de copiar la propia necesidad de poseer, con el unico fin de asegurar la autopreservacion del sistema capitalista.
El dualismo es la teoria de que existen dos y solamente dos tipos de sustancia: mentes y objetos fisicos.
En diciembre de 2010, se abrio un grupo de opinion y apoyo llamado <<Aceptando mentes dementes>>, dirigido a personas con trastorno mental, familiares, amigos, trabajadores de la salud y, en general, a quienes estan en contacto con la enfermedad mental y se sienten segregadas, pues el rechazo social es un agravante a veces mas dificil de sobrellevar que el propio trastorno.
El argumento esceptico sobre las otras mentes toma como modelo de conocimiento el que cada uno de nosotros tiene sobre sus propios estados mentales y se aferra a la imposibilidad de acceder directamente a las mentes de los otros" (Perez 47).
A continuacion se hace un estudio del asi denominado problema de las otras mentes (POM) desde una perspectiva humeana, a traves de la exegesis y reelaboracion critica de algunas de las tesis defendidas por David Hume en el marco de su filosofia.