People classified with "Philosophy"

Total Cataloged: 6

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.

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
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
Albert Camus
Albert Camus - photo credits by UPI, taken 1956
Albert Camus was a French philosopher, author, and journalist. His views contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism. He wrote in his essay The Rebel that his whole life was devoted to opposing the philosophy of nihilism...

Country of Origin: France
Occupation(s): Journalist, Philosopher
Specialty(ies): Philosophy
Contributions catalogued: 1