Who Is Karl Marx?
When writing The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx thought he was providing a road to utopia, but everywhere his ideas were tried, they resulted in catastrophe and mass murder. In this video, Paul Kengor...
Has Science Realized This 350-Year-Old Alchemist Wish List?
Many regard Boyle as the father of chemistry and the inventor of the modern experimental method. He was unafraid to explore the natural obscurities of his time or to drum up excitement about what the ...
Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St. Alban, QC (/ˈbeɪkən/; 22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626), was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, essayist, and author. He served ...
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Isaiah Berlin
Sir Isaiah Berlin OM, CBE, FBA (6 June 1909 – 5 November 1997) was a Russo-British Jewish social and political theorist, philosopher and historian of ideas, "thought by many to be the dominant sc...
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Has Science Realized This 350-Year-Old Alchemist Wish List?
Many regard Boyle as the father of chemistry and the inventor of the modern experimental method. He was unafraid to explore the natural obscurities of his time or to drum up excitement about what the ...
Henry de Maunsfeld
Henry de Maunsfeld DD (also Henry Mansfield, Maunsfeild, Maunsfield, Maunnesfeld, Mammesfeld, or Maymysfeld; died 1328) was an English medieval theologian, philosopher, churchman, college fellow, and ...
Norman Robert Campbell
Norman Robert Campbell (1880–1949) was an English physicist and philosopher of science. He was educated at Eton and at Trinity College, Cambridge, and became a fellow at Trinity in 1902. He was ...
Simon Glendinning
Simon Glendinning (born 1964) is an English philosopher, and is currently Professor of European Philosophy in the European Institute at the London School of Economics. He is Director of the Forum for ...
Harriet Taylor Mill
Harriet Taylor Mill (née Harriet Hardy) (London, 8 October 1807 – Avignon, 3 November 1858) was a philosopher and women's rights advocate. Her second husband was John Stuart Mill, one of the pre-emine...
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John Lucas (philosopher)
John Randolph Lucas FBA (born 18 June 1929) is a British philosopher.
John Lucas was educated at Winchester College and Balliol College, Oxford, where he studied first mathematics, then Greats (Ph...
Jonathan Dymond
Jonathan Dymond (1796–1828) was an English Quaker and an ethical philosopher who is known for his monograph An Enquiry into the Accordancy of War with the Principles of Christianity.
Jonathan Dymo...
Thomas Hollis (1720–1774)
Thomas Hollis (April 14, 1720, London – January 1, 1774) was an English political philosopher and author.
Hollis was educated at Adams Grammar School until the age 10, and then in St. Albans until...
Walter of Winterburn
Walter of Winterburn (13th century – August 26, 1305) was an English Dominican, cardinal, orator, poet, philosopher, and theologian.He entered the Dominican Order when a youth, and became renowned for...
Gilbert Ryle
Gilbert Ryle (19 August 1900 – 6 October 1976) was a British philosopher. He was a representative of the generation of British ordinary language philosophers who shared Wittgenstein's approach to phil...
R. B. Braithwaite
Richard Bevan Braithwaite FBA (15 January 1900 – 21 April 1990) was an English philosopher who specialized in the philosophy of science, ethics, and the philosophy of religion. He was a lecturer in m...
Denise Riley
Denise Riley (born 1948, Carlisle) is an English poet and philosopher who began to be published in the 1970s. Her poetry is remarkable for its paradoxical interrogation of selfhood within the lyric mo...
Kenan Malik
Kenan Malik (born 1960) is an Indian-born English writer, lecturer and broadcaster, trained in neurobiology and the history of science. As a scientific author, his focus is on the philosophy of biolog...
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Richard Swineshead
Richard Swineshead (a.k.a. Suisset, Suiseth, etc.) (fl. c. 1340 – 1354) was an English mathematician, logician, and natural philosopher. He was perhaps the greatest of the Oxford Calculators of Merton...
Simon Blackburn
Simon Blackburn (born 12 July 1944) is a British academic philosopher known for his work in quasi-realism and his efforts to popularise philosophy. He retired as professor of philosophy at the Univers...
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Thomas Elyot
Sir Thomas Elyot (c. 1490 – 26 March 1546) was an English diplomat and scholar.
Thomas was the child of Sir Richard Elyot's first marriage with Alice De la Mare, but neither the date nor place of ...
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John Neville Keynes
John Neville Keynes (/ˈkeɪnz/ KAYNZ; 31 August 1852 – 15 November 1949) was a British economist and father of John Maynard Keynes.
Born in Salisbury, he was the son of Dr John Keynes (1805–1878) a...
John Milbank
Alasdair John Milbank (born 1952) is an Anglican Christian theologian and the Research Professor of Religion, Politics and Ethics at the University of Nottingham, where he also directs the Centre of T...
Stanley Eveling
Stanley Eveling, or Harry Stanley Eveling (1925 in Newcastle upon Tyne – December 24, 2008 in Edinburgh) was an English playwright and academic, based in Scotland. Eveling was educated at Rutherford C...
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