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thebestschools.org/magazine/major-philosopher-ideas

Get the quick low-down on Plato, Kant, Confucius, and 17 more of history's greatest thinkers and philosophers, with a rapid-fire look at their major contributions, famous ideas, and key works of philosophy.

www.thetoptens.com/best-philosophers

Top 10 Greatest Philosophers of All Time. The Top Ten. 1 Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was a German philosopher, cultural critic, poet, and Latin and Greek scholar whose work has exerted a profound influence on Western philosophy and modern intellectual history.

totallyhistory.com/biography/famous-philosophers

The Greek word for philosophy (philosophia) translates to the “love for wisdom” in English. The discipline dates back to ancient times with some of the greatest philosophers being Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. But there are some modern-day philosophical thinkers who have had their contributions recognized as well. Below is a chronological list of some of

crookedtimber.org/2005/06/07/choose-the-greatest-philosopher-of-all-time

So the greatest philosopher of all time is a bloody drudge whose entire work is based around the study of the bleeding obvious, and whose towering philosophical achievement was the conclusion that it’s all a bit difficult really. The man who laid the foundations of modern Anglo-Saxon philosophy (and thus is no friend of the bookselling trade ...

theculturetrip.com/europe/united-kingdom/articles/top-10-living-philosophers

Another example of an ‘unorthodox’ philosopher, Chalmers too belongs to the New York University crew of star philosophers, but also teaches at the Australian National University. Advertised by the press as one of the best books of the year of its publication, The Conscious Mind is his magnum opus, where he revives the long dead worldview of ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FP_Top_100_Global_Thinkers

Foreign Policy magazine recognizes the world's pre-eminent thought leaders and public intellectuals in an annual issue, "100 Leading Global Thinkers".. The list has become one of Foreign Policy ' s most-read features. Honorees include a range of leaders, advocates, innovators, artists, government officials, and visionaries from around the world.. The editors of Foreign Policy sel...

greekcitytimes.com/2018/05/15/why-ancient-greek-philosophers-are-the-greatest...

Ancient Greek philosophy opened the doors to a particular way of thinking that provided the roots for the Western intellectual tradition and civilisation, so it comes as no surprise that these philosophers of ancient Greece are known as some of the greatest thinkers to have ever stepped foot on this earth.

www.thoughtco.com/timeline-of-greek-and-roman-philosophers-118808

Thales (636-546 BCE): Thales was certainly a real historical individual, but very little evidence remains of his work or writing. He believed that the "first cause of all things" was water, and may have written two treatises entitled On the Solstice and On the Equinox, focusing on his astronomical observation.He may also have developed several significant mathematical theorems.

www.dummies.com/education/philosophy/socrates-plato-and-aristotle-the-big...

Much of Western philosophy finds its basis in the thoughts and teachings of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. You can’t begin a study of world philosophy without talking about these guys: the Big Three ancient Greek philosophers. Socrates: Athens’ street-corner philosopher Socrates was the big-city philosopher in ancient Athens. Accused and convicted of corrupting the youth, […]

fractalenlightenment.com/34906/spirituality/five-existential-philosophers-and...

“For philosophy to rule it is not necessary that philosophers be rulers, nor even for rulers to be philosophers. For philosophy to rule it is sufficient for it to exist; that is to say for the philosophers to be philosophers.” ~ Jose Ortega y Gasset In a nutshell, existentialism denies that the universe has any intrinsic meaning or purpose. It requires people to take responsibility for ...