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φι^λοσοφ-έω , pf.
b. in bad sense, quibble,περί τινοςLys.8.11.
2. teach philosophy,οἱ παιδεύοντες καὶ φιλοσοφοῦντεςIsoc.3.9, cf. Plu. 2.192a; νουθετεῖς καὶ φιλοσοφεῖς you are lecturing me, ib.69b.
3. lead a wellregulated life, Gal.5.462.
II. c. acc., discuss, investigate, study,μελετᾶν καὶ φ. τιIsoc.8.5; φιλοσοφεῖν φιλοσοφίαν δι᾽ ἧς . . pursue a philosophy . . , X.Mem.4.2.23; φιλοσοφίαν καινὴν . . οὗτος φ. (sc. Zeno) Philem.85; “τὴν πολιτικὴν φ.Arist.EN1152b2; “πρὸς τὴν ὀλιγοσιτίαν πολλὰ πεφιλοσόφηκεν νομοθέτηςId.Pol.1272a22; “φ. τὰ ΣτωικάS.E.P. 1.235; “τὰ τοῦ βίου πράγματαD.H.Rh.11.2; treat scientifically,θαλάσσαςPhilostr.VA4.24; metaph., φ. γραφὴ τὰ τῶν μύθων σώματα painting represents truly, Philostr.Im.1.3:—Pass., to be examined scientifically, Plu.Caes.59; “τὰ φιλοσοφούμεναsubjects of speculation, Cic.Fam.11.27.5, Philostr.VS1 Prooem., D.L.4.49.
2. generally, study, work at a thing, “φ. λόγονIsoc.4.6; “ὅσοι φιλοσοφοῦντες ἐκμοχθοῦσί τιTrag.Adesp.522.
3. devise ingeniously, contrive, φ. τοῦτο, ὅπως . . Lys.24.10, Isoc.15.121, Men.242; οὕτω πεφιλοσόφηκεν ὥστε . . D. l. c.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (26):
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 11.27.5
    • Demosthenes, Against Olympiodorus, 49
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.30
    • Isocrates, Panathenaicus, 236
    • Isocrates, Antidosis, 121
    • Isocrates, On the Peace, 5
    • Isocrates, Antidosis, 45
    • Isocrates, Nicocles or the Cyprians, 9
    • Isocrates, Panegyricus, 6
    • Isocrates, On the Peace, 116
    • Lysias, On the Refusal of a Pension, 10
    • Lysias, Accusation of Calumny, 11
    • Plato, Republic, 473d
    • Plato, Republic, 619d
    • Plato, Phaedo, 67e
    • Plato, Apology, 28e
    • Plato, Sophist, 253e
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 249a
    • Plato, Symposium, 204a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.40
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 6.1.41
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 4.2.23
    • Plutarch, Caesar, 59
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 4.24
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 1
    • Philostratus the Lemnian (Philostratus Major), Imagines, 1.3
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