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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Sophister(0.01245 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Sophister.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: any of a group of Greek philosophers and teachers in the 5th
century BC who speculated on a wide range of subjects
2: someone whose reasoning is subtle and often specious [syn: casuist]
English → English (gcide)
Sophister \Soph"ist*er\, v. t.
To maintain by sophistry, or by a fallacious argument. [Obs.]
Sophister \Soph"ist*er\, n.
1. A sophist. See Sophist. [Obs.] --Hooker.
2. (Eng. Univ.) A student who is advanced beyond the first
year of his residence.
Note: The entire course at the university consists of three
years and one term, during which the students have the
titles of first-year men, or freshmen; second-year men
or junior sophs or sophisters; third-year men, or
senior sophs or sophisters; and, in the last term,
questionists, with reference to the approaching
examination. In the older American colleges, the junior
and senior classes were originally called, and in some
of them are still called, junior sophisters and senior