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Famous Philosophers P-Z

Famous Philosophers P-Z

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Famous Philosophers Country Born / Died Philosophers Quotes Theories and Works (first published)
Parmenides Greece 515-445 BC
Pascal, Blaise France 1623-1662  Blaise Pascal
Paul of Tarsus Greece 5-67 Paul the Apostle insisted faith in Jesus was all that was needed because the world is, and forevermore, will be under a state of Grace in Jesus, a core belief of all Christian sects. Paul is also credited with the concept that God’s moral law (the ten commandments) is innately understood by all humans that reach the age of reason.
Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni Italy 1463-1494
Plato Greece 427-347 BC One of the most famous Greek philosophers.
Plotin(us) Greece 205-270
Popper, Karl Austria / Great Britain 1902-1994  Sir Karl Popper
Porphyrios Greece 234-304
Proklos Greece 412-485
Protagoras Greece 490-411 BC
Ptolemy, Claudius Greece 100-170
Pyrrhon of Elis Greece 360-270 BC
Pythagoras Greece 570-495 BC
Ramus, Petrus France 1517-1572
Reuchlin, Johannes Germany 1455-1522
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques France 1712-1778
Russell, Bertrand Great Britain 1872-1970
Salisbury, Johannes von Great Britain 1120-1180
Sartre, Jean Paul France 1905-1980
Schelling, Friedrich Germany 1775-1854
Schopenhauer, Arthur Germany 1788-1860
Seneca Italy 4 BC-65
Smith, Adam Great Britain 1723-1790
Sokrates Greece 470-399 BC
Speusippos Greece 408-339 BC
Spinoza, Baruch de The Netherlands 1632-1677
Thales of Milet Greece 625-547 BC
Theophrastos Greece 371-287 BC
Valla, Lorenzo Italy 1406-1457
Voltaire France 1694-1778
Whitehead, Alfred Greece 1861-1947
Wiener Kreis Various 1922-1936 Famous group of philosophers and followers of logical positivism led by German philosopher Moritz Schlick (1882-1936). They met weekly in Vienna.
Wittgenstein, Ludwig Austria 1889-1951
Wolff, Christian Germany 1679-1754
Wollstonecraft, Mary Great Britain 1759-1797
Xenophanes Greece 570-470 BC
Zeno of Elea Greece 490-430 BC Inventor of the dialectic according to Aristotle and member of the Eleatic School founded by Parmenides.
Zeno of Citium Greece 336-264 BC Founded the school of Stoicism from the Greek “stoa”. One of the most famous Greek philosophers.
Zhongshu, Dong China 179–104 BC Promoted Confucianism as the official ideology of the Chinese imperial state.
Zwingli, Ulrich Switzerland 1484-1531

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