People classified with "Philosopher"

Total Cataloged: 22

Maurice Finocchiaro
Maurice Finocchiaro
Maurice Finocchiaro is a graduate of M.I.T. (B.S.) and U.C. Berkeley (Ph.D.); now Distinguished Professor of Philosophy (Emeritus), University of Nevada-Las Vegas; and past fellow and grantee of the Guggenheim Foundation, American Council of Learned Societies, National Science Foundation, and...

Occupation(s): Historian, Philosopher, Logician
Specialty(ies): Medieval History, Philosophy of Science, Informal Logic and Critical Thinking, Italian Social and Political Philosophy, Galileo Galilei
Contributions catalogued: 2
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...

Country of Origin: Canada
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....

Country of Origin: Switzerland
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...

Country of Origin: United States of America
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:...

Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Occupation(s): Educator, Philosopher
Specialty(ies): Idealism
Contributions catalogued: 2