People classified with "Philosopher"

Total Cataloged: 21

John Ralston Saul
John Ralston Saul
John Ralston Saul, is a Canadian award-winning philosopher, novelist and essayist. He is a long-term champion of freedom of expression and was the International President of PEN International, until October 2015. Saul is the co-founder and co-chair of the non-profit...

Occupation(s): Philosopher, Novelist, Essayist
Specialty(ies): Free Speech Advocate
Contributions catalogued: 9
Alain de Botton
Alain de Botton
Alain de Botton was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1969 and now lives in London. He is a writer of essayistic books that have been described as a ‘philosophy of everyday life.’ He’s written on love, travel, architecture and literature....

Occupation(s): Philosopher
Contributions catalogued: 12
Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian. A leading transcendentalist, Thoreau is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay...

Occupation(s): Social Critic, Philosopher, Naturalist
Specialty(ies): Philosophy
Contributions catalogued: 3
Timothy Sprigge
Timothy Sprigge
Timothy L. S. Sprigge (1932-2007) was Regius Professor of Logic and Metaphysics in the University of Edinburgh and Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. In addition, to his magnum opus, The Vindication of Absolute Idealism (1983), his books include:...

Occupation(s): Educator, Philosopher
Specialty(ies): Idealism
Contributions catalogued: 2
Paul Cliteur
Paul Cliteur
Prof. dr. P.B. Cliteur is professor of Jurisprudence for the Institute for the Interdisciplinary Study of the Law at Leiden University. He was the scholarly director of this institute (2002-2010). At present he is the chairman of the department of...

Occupation(s): Educator, Philosopher, Jurist
Specialty(ies): Historical Analysis
Contributions catalogued: 3