v. i.1.To play the philosopher; to moralize.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(80) Indeed, when Tyrrell's evangelical Thomism began to cause real problems at the philosophate of St.
His Jesuit formation followed the path of Novitiate, Juniorate, Philosophate, Regency, Theologate, Ordination, and Tertianship.
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His appointment to the Jesuit philosophate just three years after ordination suggests he succeeded admirably.