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  • Pre Socratic Philosophers (Part One)

    An excerpt from the PBS documentary Cosmos by Carl Sagan. Sagan discuss early Greek philosophy.


  • Pre Socratic Philosophers (Part Two)

    An excerpt from the PBS documentary Cosmos by Carl Sagan. Sagan discuss early Greek philosophy.


  • Plato

    Plato was a philosopher and mathematician in Classical Greece, and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. He is widely


  • Aristotle

    Plato was a philosopher and mathematician in Classical Greece, and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. He is widely


  • Epicurus

    Epicurus (341–270 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher as well as the founder of the school of philosophy called Epicureanism. Only a few fragments and letters of Epicurus’s 300 written


  • Augustine de Hippo

    Augustine of Hippo (13 November 354 – 28 August 430), also known as Saint Augustine, Saint Austin, or Blessed Augustine, was an early Christian theologian and philosopher whose writings influenced


  • Montaigne

    Augustine of Hippo (13 November 354 – 28 August 430), also known as Saint Augustine, Saint Austin, or Blessed Augustine, was an early Christian theologian and philosopher whose writings influenced


  • La Rochefoucauld

    François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac (15 September 1613 – 17 March 1680) was a noted French author of maxims and memoirs. It is said that his


  • René Descartes

    René Descartes (31 March 1596 – 11 February 1650) was a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist who spent about 20 years of his life in the Dutch Republic. He has been


  • Spinoza

    Baruch Spinoza (24 November 1632 – 21 February 1677, later Benedict de Spinoza) was a Dutch philosopher of SephardiPortuguese origin.The breadth and importance of Spinoza's work was not fully realized


  • Soren Kierkegaard

    Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (5 May 1813 – 11 November 1855) was a Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic and religious author who is widely considered to be the first existentialist


  • Arthur Schopenhauer

    Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher. He is best known for his 1818 work The World as Will and Representation, in which he


  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (/ˈheɪɡəl/; German: ; August 27, 1770 – November 14, 1831) was a German philosopher of the late Enlightenment. He achieved wide renown in


  • Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900) was a German philosopher, cultural critic, poet, and Latin and Greek scholar whose work has exerted a profound influence on


  • Nietzsche – Thus Spoke Zarathustra

    A Book for All and None (German: Also sprach Zarathustra: Ein Buch für Alle und Keinen, also translated as Thus Spake Zarathustra) is a philosophical novel by German philosopher Friedrich


  • Martin Heidegger

    A Book for All and None (German: Also sprach Zarathustra: Ein Buch für Alle und Keinen, also translated as Thus Spake Zarathustra) is a philosophical novel by German philosopher Friedrich


  • Camus – The Myth of Sisyphus

    The Myth of Sisyphus is a philosophical essay by Albert Camus. It comprises about 119 pages and was published originally in 1942 in French as Le Mythe de Sisyphe; the


  • Jean-Paul Sartre

    Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the key figures


  • Albert Camus

    Albert Camus ( 7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French Nobel Prize–winning philosopher, author, and journalist. His views contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as


  • Ludwig Wittgenstein

    Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (26 April 1889 – 29 April 1951) was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the


  • Michel Foucault

    Michel Foucault (15 October 1926 – 25 June 1984) was a French philosopher, historian of ideas, social theorist, philologist and literary critic. His theories addressed the relationship between power and