Islamic philosophers
Muslim philosophers both profess Islam and engage in a style of philosophy situated within the structure of Islamic culture, though not necessarily concerned with religious issues. The sayings of the ...
List of Muslim philosophers
Muslim philosophers both profess Islam and engage in a style of philosophy situated within the structure of Islamic culture, though not necessarily concerned with religious issues. The sayings of the ...
Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal (/pæˈskæl, pɑːˈskɑːl/; [blɛz paskal]; 19 June 1623 – 19 August 1662) was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Christian philosopher. He was a child prodigy who was ed...
Hugo Grotius
Hugo Grotius (/ˈɡroʊʃiəs/; 10 April 1583 – 28 August 1645), also known as Huig de Groot, Hugo Grocio or Hugo de Groot ([ˈɦyɣoː də ɣroːt]), was a jurist in the Dutch Republic. With Francisco de Vi...
Christopher Langan
Christopher Michael Langan (born c. 1952) is an American autodidact with an IQ reported to be between 195 and 210. He has been described as "the smartest man in America" as well as "the smartest man i...
Jes Bertelsen
Jes Bertelsen (born March 27, 1946), Dr. phil. in History of Ideas, is a Danish spiritual teacher and author. Since 1982 he has been the leader of Vækstcenteret (i.e. "The Growth Center"), which he an...
Hugh Blair
Hugh Blair FRSE (7 April 1718 – 27 December 1800) was a Scottish minister of religion, author and rhetorician, considered one of the first great theorists of written discourse.As a minister of the Chu...
Kirit Bhaiji
Kirit Bhaiji (Gujarati: કિરીટ ભાઈજી) known as Acharya Brahmarushi Param Pujya Shri Kirit Bhaiji (Sanskrit: आचार्य ब्रह्मर्षि परम पूज्य श्री किरीट भाईजी) is a popular Hindu orator who has spoken on ove...
Mustafa 'Abd al-Raziq
Shaykh Mustafa 'Abd al-Raziq (1885 - 15 February 1947) was an Egyptian Islamic philosopher.'Abd al-Raziq succeeded Mustafa al-Maraghi as rector of al-Azhar. His appointment encountered resistance, sin...
Eliot Deutsch
Eliot Deutsch (born January 31, 1931) is a philosopher, teacher, and writer. He has made important contributions to the understanding and appreciation of Eastern philosophies in the West through his m...
Elihu Palmer
Elihu Palmer (1764 – April 7, 1806) was an author and advocate of deism in the early days of the United States.
Elihu Palmer was born in Canterbury, Connecticut in 1764. He studied to be a Presbyt...
Rachel McCleary
Rachel M. McCleary is Senior Research Fellow, Taubman Center, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Research Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and Visiting Sch...
José Manuel Gallegos Rocafull
José Manuel Gallegos Rocafull (b. Cádiz, August 21, 1895 - d. Mexico, 1963) was a Spanish priest, canon of the Cathedral of Cordoba, theologian and philosopher.Gallegos studied at the General and Tech...
S. N. Balagangadhara
S.N. Balagangadhara (aka Balu) (ಎಸ್. ಏನ್. ಬಾಲಗಂಗಾಧರ in Kannada) is a professor at the Ghent University in Belgium, and director of the India Platform and the Research Centre Vergelijkende Cutuurwetens...
Jón Ólafsson of Grunnavík
Jón Ólafsson of Grunnavík (Jón Ólafsson frá Grunnavík, also known as Jón Grunnvíkingur or Grunnavíkur-Jón, 1705 – 1779) was an Icelandic scholar. Originally from Grunnavík, Westfjords, northwestern I...
Sophia Hume
Sophia Wigington Hume (South Carolina, 1702–London, 1774) was an American author and preacher associated with the Quakers.She was the author of books written to offer guidance to Quakers on a variety ...
Dimitri Gutas
Dimitri Gutas (born 1945) is an American Arabist and Hellenist and professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Yale University.Gutas studie...
Marsilio Ficino
Marsilio Ficino ([marˈsiljo fiˈtʃino]; Latin name Marsilius Ficinus; 19 October 1433 – 1 October 1499) was an Italian scholar and Catholic priest who was one of the most influential humanist phil...
Alhazen
Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥasan ibn al-Ḥasan ibn al-Haytham (Arabic: أبو علي، الحسن بن الحسن بن الهيثم‎), frequently referred to as Ibn al-Haytham (Arabic: ابن الهيثم, Latinized as Alhazen or Alhacen; c. ...