Unphilosophize

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Unphilosophize To degrade from the character of a philosopher.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unphilosophize To degrade from the character of a philosopher.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1st pref. un-, + philosophize,

Usage

In literature:

What could be more unphilosophical in a progressive philosopher?
"What is Property?" by P. J. Proudhon
I did not, however, carry this unphilosophical resolution into effect.
"Devereux, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Popanilla was about to empty part of his pocketfuls into the mendicant's cap, but his companion repressed his unphilosophical facility.
"The Voyage of Captain Popanilla" by Benjamin Disraeli
Is it unphilosophical to combine power with intelligence?
"Lothair" by Benjamin Disraeli
It is a child's answer, but not therefore unphilosophical.
"Weighed and Wanting" by George MacDonald
It is unphilosophic, by admission of all philosophers, they add, to multiply causes beyond the necessity.
"Coleridge's Literary Remains, Volume 4." by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I was dismayed to see the same old throng in the subway, all the senseless scuffle and the unphilosophic crowd.
"Shandygaff" by Christopher Morley
But, from the momentary views we have of things, it would be most unphilosophical to draw such absolute conclusions.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 2 (of 4)" by James Hutton
To multiply principles for every different appearance is useless, and unphilosophical too in a high degree.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
And Pisander, prompted by most unphilosophical motives, resolved within himself to play the eavesdropper.
"A Friend of Caesar" by William Stearns Davis
From these strained, forced and unphilosophical methods of dealing with prophecy, we turn to the testimony of the inspired book itself.
"The Testimony of the Bible Concerning the Assumptions of Destructive Criticism" by S. E. Wishard
Such an estimate is as unfair as it is unphilosophical.
"Nature Mysticism" by J. Edward Mercer
The thought is, indeed, startling, but not unphilosophical.
"The Religion of Geology and Its Connected Sciences" by Edward Hitchcock
Above all things, unphilosophical, not to say ridiculous, is his distribution into twenty-seven senses.
"The Student-Life of Germany" by William Howitt
Let him be judged sternly, but in no unphilosophic spirit.
"The Browning Cyclopædia" by Edward Berdoe
In the judgment of these, it is unphilosophical to set up an ideal where none is required.
"The Cradle of the Christ" by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
But this is as unphilosophical as it is unscriptural.
"Calvinistic Controversy" by Wilbur Fisk
How foolish and unphilosophical, therefore, to condemn for either belief or disbelief!
"The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors" by Kersey Graves
Many centuries ago the church gave to Christendom a code of laws, stupid, unphilosophic and brutal to the last degree.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 4 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Lectures" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Nothing can be more unphilosophic than this.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 6 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Discussions" by Robert G. Ingersoll
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