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Avicenna
Ibn Sina (Persian: ابن سینا‎), also known as Abu Ali Sina (ابوعلی سینا), Pur Sina (پورسینا), and often known in the West as Avicenna (/ˌævɪˈsɛnə, ˌɑːvɪ-/; c. 980 – June 1037), was a Persian[1][2][3] polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant physicians, astronomers, thinkers and writers of the Islamic Golden Age,[4] and the father of early mo
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Edmund Husserl
Edmund Gustav Albrecht Husserl (/ˈhʊsɜːrl/ HUUSS-url,[1][2] also US: /ˈhuːsɜːrl, ˈhʊsərəl/ HOO-surl, HUUSS-ər-əl;[3][4] German: [ˈʔɛtmʊnt ˈhʊsɐl];[5] 8 April 1859 – 27 April 1938)[6] was a German[7][8] philosopher who established the school of phenomenology. In his early work, he elaborated critiques of historicism and of psychologism in logic based on analyses of intentio
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Dave Allen
David Tynan O'Mahony (6 July 1936 – 10 March 2005), professionally known as Dave Allen, was an Irish observational comedian[1] and satirist.[2] Initially becoming known in Australia during 1963–64, Allen made regular television appearances in the United Kingdom from the later 1960s and until the mid-1980s. The BBC aired his Dave Allen Show 1972–1986,[3] which was also exported to several
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Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (/ˈniːtʃə, ˈniːtʃi/;[1] German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈniːtʃə] or [ˈniːtsʃə];[2][3] 15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900) was a German philosopher, cultural critic, composer, poet, writer, and philologist whose work has exerted a profound influence on modern intellectual history. He began his career as a classical philologist before turning to phil
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Jalāl al-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī
Jalāl al-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī (Persian: جلال‌الدین محمد رومی‎), also known as Jalāl al-Dīn Muḥammad Balkhī (جلال‌الدین محمد بلخى), Mevlânâ/Mawlānā (Persian: مولانا‎, lit. 'our master') and Mevlevî/Mawlawī (Persian: مولوی‎, lit. 'my master'), but more popularly known simply as Rumi (30 September 1207 – 17 December 1273), wa
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Nizam Al-Mulk
Abu Ali Hasan ibn Ali Tusi (April 10, 1018 – October 14, 1092), better known by his honorific title of Nizam al-Mulk (Persian: نظام‌الملک‎, lit. 'Order of the Realm'[1]) was a Persian[2][3] scholar, political philosopher and vizier of the Seljuk Empire. Rising from a lowly position,[4] he was the de facto ruler of the empire for 20 years after the assassination of sultan Alp Arsl
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Alain Finkielkraut
Alain Finkielkraut (born 30 June 1949) is a French philosopher and public intellectual. He has written books and essays on a wide range of topics, many on the ideas of tradition and identitary nonviolence, including Jewish identity and antisemitism, French colonialism, the mission of the French education system in immigrant assimilation, and the Yugoslav Wars. He joined the Department of French
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Jean Piaget
Jean Piaget (UK: /piˈæʒeɪ/, US: /ˌpiːəˈʒeɪ/;[1] French: [ʒɑ̃ pjaʒɛ]; 9 August 1896 – 16 September 1980) was a Switzerland psychologist known for his work on child development. Piaget's theory of cognitive development and epistemological view are together called "genetic epistemology". Piaget placed great importance on the education of children. As the Director of the Internati
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Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (/ˈpruːdɒn/;[1] French: [pjɛʁʒozɛf pʁudɔ̃]; 15 January 1809 – 19 January 1865) was a French politician, philosopher and the founder of mutualist philosophy. He was the first person to declare himself an anarchist,[2][3] using that term, and is widely regarded as one of the ideology's most influential theorists. Proudhon is even considered by many to be the "fa
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Marquis de Sade
Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade (French: [dɔnasjɛ̃ alfɔ̃z fʁɑ̃swa maʁki də sad]; 2 June 1740 – 2 December 1814), was a French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher and writer famous for his literary depictions of a libertine sexuality. His works include novels, short stories, plays, dialogues, and political tracts. In his lifetime some of these were published
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