People classified with "Philosophy"

Total Cataloged: 10

Max Weber
Max Weber
Maximilian Karl Emil Weber was a German sociologist, philosopher, jurist, and political economist. His ideas profoundly influenced social theory and social research. Weber is often cited, with Émile Durkheim and Karl Marx, as among the three founders of sociology.

Country of Origin: Germany
Occupation(s): Educator, Philosopher, Historian
Specialty(ies): Sociology, Social Commentary, Philosophy, Economics, Ancient History
Contributions catalogued: 30
Tom Graffio
Tom Graffio
Tom is a former seminary student who went on to make a life as a craftsman in the family tradition of his immigrant heritage. Before that, he obtained a degree from UCLA in linguistics and to this day he is...

Country of Origin: United States of America
Occupation(s): Linguist, Librettist, Craftsman, Independent Researcher
Specialty(ies): Philosophy
Contributions catalogued: 1
1 cataloged
John McWhorter
John McWhorter
John Hamilton McWhorter V is an American academic and linguist who is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, where he teaches linguistics, American studies, philosophy, and music history.

Country of Origin: United States of America
Occupation(s): Linguist
Specialty(ies): Social Commentary, Philosophy, American History
Articles published: 26
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
3 cataloged
Jacques Maritain
Jacques Maritain
Jacques Maritain was born in 1882 to a French Protestant family. A year later, Raïssa Oumansouff was born into a Jewish family in Russia. The two met in Paris as university students where both were chiefly interested in science and...

Country of Origin: France
Occupation(s): Philosopher
Specialty(ies): Philosophy
Contributions catalogued: 12
John Locke
John Locke
John Locke was an English philosopher and physician, widely regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers and commonly known as the "Father of Liberalism". Considered one of the first of the British empiricists, following the tradition of...

Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Occupation(s): Medical Doctor, Philosopher
Specialty(ies): Philosophy, Epistemology, Education
Contributions catalogued: 1
1 cataloged