Socratist


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Soc´ra`tist


n.1.A disciple or follower of Socrates.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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I have long myself thought of Kierkegaard as a kind of Christian Platonist, or at least a Christian "Socratist." This is a view that most people who think only of Kierkegaard as an "existentialist" find hard to grasp, but Howland does a wonderful job of showing the connections.