propounder


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pro·pound

 (prə-pound′)
tr.v. pro·pound·ed, pro·pound·ing, pro·pounds
To put forward for consideration; set forth. See Synonyms at propose.

[Alteration of propoune, from Middle English proponen, from Latin prōpōnere, to set forth; see propose.]

pro·pound′er n.
References in classic literature ?
The propounder of the theory regretted that he might never enjoy the blessings of such a state, which, he argued, would result in the ideal life for mankind.
Not being prepared with an answer to the question, the Man with a Shotgun sagaciously removed the propounder.
As the propounder of the idea of "the wisdom of repugnance," philosopher Leon Kass holds that viscera trump reason.
So, that's Einstein, Nobel Prize winner for services to theoretical physics, propounder of the ground-breaking Theory of Relativity and a man whose name has become synonymous with unfathomable genius, being tackled head to head by a man who, by his own admission, has never read a book.
It is not that the tree of literary art is always greener than the tree of political theory, and that no poet or writer of significance was a propounder of a particular theory.
Yes, Mr Manning was indeed a very able propounder of bigotry and prejudice and could therefore be said to have obtained his laughs at the expense of minorities of all kinds.
Among the western philosophers, Berkeley is said to be the propounder of the Selfsubsistency Theory according to which knowledge is self subsists (Bijalwan 1987).
In fact Temkin's use of UEC seems exactly to miss the point of its original propounder, Jan Narveson.