free-thinker

  • 1 free-thinker — 1690s, from FREE (Cf. free) (adj.) + agent noun from THINK (Cf. think) …

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  • 2 free-thinker — free thinkers N COUNT (approval) If you refer to someone as a free thinker, you admire them because they work out their own ideas rather than accepting generally accepted views …

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  • 3 free thinker — variant UK US Main entry: freethinker …

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  • 4 free thinker — freethinker UK [ˌfriːˈθɪŋkə(r)] / US [ˌfrɪˈθɪŋkər] or free thinker UK / US noun [countable] Word forms freethinker : singular freethinker plural freethinkers someone who forms their own opinions rather than following what other people think or… …

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  • 5 free-thinker — n. Sceptic, unbeliever, infidel. See deist …

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  • 7 Free-Thinkers — • Those who, abandoning the religious truths and moral dictates of the Christian Revelation, and accepting no dogmatic teaching on the ground of authority, base their beliefs on the unfettered findings of reason alone Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin …

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  • 8 Free Will — • The question of free will, moral liberty, or the liberum arbitrium of the Schoolmen, ranks amongst the three or four most important philosophical problems of all time Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Free Will     Free Will …

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  • 9 free — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb VERB + FREE ▪ struggle to, try to ▪ She struggled to free herself from his grip. ▪ manage to PREPOSITION ▪ from …

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  • 10 thinker — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ brilliant, great ▪ Einstein was one of the world s greatest thinkers. ▪ influential, leading ▪ deep, profound …

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  • 11 thinker — think|er [ˈθıŋkə US ər] n 1.) someone who thinks carefully about important subjects such as science or ↑philosophy, especially someone who is famous for thinking of new ideas ▪ great thinkers such as Kant and Schopenhauer 2.) an independent/a… …

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  • 12 The Thinker — Sculpture title = The Thinker artist = Auguste Rodin year = 1902 type = Bronze and Marble city = Paris museum = Musée Rodin The Thinker ( fr. Le Penseur) is a bronze and marble sculpture by Auguste Rodin held in the Musée Rodin in Paris. It… …

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  • 13 Brethren of the Free Spirit — The Brothers, or Brethren of the Free Spirit (Brüder und Schwestern des Freien Geistes), was a lay Christian movement which flourished in northern Europe in the 13th and 14th Centuries. Antinomian and individualist in outlook, it came into… …

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  • 14 Let Your Heart Go Free — Infobox Single Name = Let Your Heart Go Free Artist = Titan 3 featuring Sara Jorge A side = B side = Released = September 20, 2004 U.K. Format = CD single CD Maxi Vinyl single Recorded = Genre = Pop, Dance Trance Length = 3:38 Label = Purple City …

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  • 15 freethinker — free|think|er [ ,fri θıŋkər ] or ,free thinker noun count someone who forms their own opinions rather than following what other people think or believe …

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  • 16 Abdur Rouf Choudhury — (1929 1996) was a Bengali writer Choudhury was born on 1 March, 1929, in Habiganj District, Bangladesh (then part of Assam) where his father Azhar Choudhury, a land owner, and his mother Nazmun Nesa Choudhury, a house wife resided.ContributionsIn …

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  • 17 Human, All Too Human — For the BBC television documentary of the same name, see Human, All Too Human (TV series). The Wanderer and His Shadow redirects here. For the Pantheon I album, see The Wanderer and His Shadow (album). Human, All Too Human   …

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  • 18 libre-penseur — libre penseur, euse [ librəpɑ̃sɶr, øz ] adj. et n. VAR. libre penseur, euse • 1659; d apr. l angl. free thinker; de libre et penseur ♦ Qui, en matière religieuse, ne se fie qu à la raison, ne veut être influencé par aucun dogme établi. ⇒ libertin …

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  • 19 List of atheists (science and technology) — cience and technology thumb|right|100px|Dirac * Peter Atkins (1940 ndash;): English chemist, Professor of chemistry at Lincoln College, Oxford in England. [When asked by Rod Liddle in the documentary The Trouble with Atheism Give me your views on …

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  • 20 Prussia — • The Kingdom of Prussia covers 134,616 square miles and includes about 64.8 per cent of the area of the German Empire. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Prussia     Prussia      …

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