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Does this sentence make sense?

 

He is as great a philosopher as ever breathed.

How to analyse the structure of the sentence?
What does as function as?
Do the tenses of the two verbs in the sentence correspond to each other?

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    Close. "He is as great a philosopher as has ever breathed." or "He is as great a philosopher as any that have ever breathed." I think the second one is what you are trying to say.

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