Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems, such as those connected with existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. Philosophy is distinguished from other ways of addressing such problems by its critical, generally systematic approach and its reliance on rational argument.
Onora O'Neill is a prominent political philosopher, and a crossbench member of the House of Lords...
Born in: United Kingdom
Fukuyama is best known as the author of The End of History and the Last Man, in which he argued that the progression of human history as a struggle between ideologies is largely at an end...
Born in: Chicago > USA
Kanadaĺs atomic theory was far more advanced than those forwarded later by Greek philosophers, Leucippus and Democritus...
Born in: Dwaraka > India
Wittgenstein, like any other charismatic thinker, continues to attract fanatics who devote their life to disagreeing with one another about the ultimate meaning of his words...
Born in: Vienna > Austria
Pogge is a prolific writer and lecturer, who has written extensively on moral and political philosophy, including books on cosmopolitanism, global justice and extreme poverty...
Born in: Germany
Joseph De Torre
Born in Madrid and educated in Spain and Italy, Joseph M de Torre was ordained in 1955. He was with Opus Dei. He spent his first 13 years as a priest in Ireland and England, pursuing pastoral and educational work...
Born in: Madrid > Spain
Kwame Anthony Appiah
Kwame Anthony Appiah, is a Ghanaian philosopher, cultural theorist, and novelist whose interests include political and moral theory
Born in: London > United Kingdom
Bernard-Henri LÚvy was a founder of the Nouveaux Philosophes school...
Born in: BÚni Saf > Algeria
A self-described Marxist philosopher, sociologist, and cultural critic, Slavoj Zizek is senior researcher at the Institute of Sociology at the University of Ljubljana...
Born in: Ljubljana > Yugoslavia
Rabindranath Tagore was the youngest son of Debendranath Tagore, a leader of the Brahmo Samaj, which was a new religious sect in nineteenth-century Bengal...
Born in: Kolkata > India