philosophaster


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philosophaster

(fɪˌlɒsəˈfæstə; fɪˈlɒsəˌfæstə)
n
(Philosophy) a person who affects to be knowledgeable in the field of philosophy
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La cuarta ponencia se titula <<Vir gravis et philosophaster Tullius: Una controvertida valoracion de Ciceron en La Ciudad de Diosas, cuyo autor es Sanchez Diaz.
Burton's Latin play Philosophaster satirizes this development when a traveler visits Oxford only to find false philosophers running the show and any remaining true philosophers chained to their desks in the library.
Yes, it's Ubermensch, strange visitor from another philosophaster.
The text of Alba, which Burton possibly only co-authored, is now lost, but that of Philosophaster has survived in three different manuscripts, of which the holograph copy now in the Harvard Theatre Collection furnishes the copy-text for the present new edition and English translation by Connie McQuillen.