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Corliss Lamont (1902 - 1995)

Corliss Lamont (March 28, 1902–April 26, 1995), was a socialist philosopher, and advocate of various left-wing and civil liberties causes. As a part of his political activities he was the Chai...

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Charles Sanders Peirce MP (1839 - 1914)

Charles Sanders Peirce ( /ˈpɜrs/ like "purse"; September 10, 1839 – April 19, 1914) was an American philosopher, logician, mathematician, and scientist, born at 3 Phillips Place ...

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William James MP (1842 - 1910)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... William James (January 11, 1842 – August 26, 1910) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher who was trained as a physician. He wrote influent...

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Doris Helen Goodwin MP

Historian and author. Has a Ph.D. from Harvard University in Political Science. She is one of our country's foremost Presidential historians. She and her husband have three sons. Besides her love f...

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Caroline F. Ware (1899 - 1990)

Caroline Farrar Ware (1899–1990) was a professor of history at American University and a New Deal activist. Ware received her A.B. from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie in 1920, her A.M. f...

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Bertha Haven Putnam (1872 - 1960)

Bertha Haven Putnam (1872 – 26 February 1960) was an American historian, specialising on the judicial and administrative history of medieval England. Putnam grew up in Philadelphia, the daught...

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Desiderius Erasmus MP (c.1469 - 1536)

'Desiderius Erasmus in de Nederlandse Wikipedia Goudæ conceptus, Roterodami natus (Rotterdam (waarschijnlijk), 28 oktober 1466, 1467 of 1469 - Bazel, 12 juli 1536) was een Nederlands priester, A...

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Jean Jacques Rousseau MP (1712 - 1778)

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (28 June 1712 – 2 July 1778) was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism of French expression. His political philosophy influenced the Frenc...

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Henry Brooks Adams MP (1838 - 1918)

He was an historian, novelist, academic, journalist, a political biographer and a philosopher, living in Washington, DC. Son of Charles Francis Adams (1807-86), ¤ grandson of John Quincy Adams (...

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Brooks Adams MP (1848 - 1927)

Brooks Adams (June 24, 1848, Quincy, Massachusetts - February 13, 1927, Boston), was an American historian and a critic of capitalism. He graduated from Harvard University in 1870 and studied at Harvar...

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Max Farrand (1869 - 1945)

Max Farrand, Ph.D. (March 29, 1869 – June 17, 1945) was an American university professor and writer of history. He was born in Newark, New Jersey, United States. He graduated from Princeton (A...

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Heinrich Graetz MP (1817 - 1891)

Heinrich Graetz (October 31, 1817 - September 7, 1891) was amongst the first historians to write a comprehensive history of the Jewish people from a Jewish perspective. Born Tzvi Hirsh Graetz to a bu...

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Arthur Meier Schlesinger (1888 - 1965)

. Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Sr. (February 27, 1888 – October 30, 1965) was an American historian. His son, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. was also a noted historian. Life and career Schles...

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Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. MP (1917 - 2007)

. Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. (October 15, 1917 - February 28, 2007) was an American historian and social critic whose work explored the American liberalism of political leaders including Franklin ...

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Jacques Martin Barzun (1907 - 2012)

Jacques Martin Barzun (born November 30, 1907) is a French-born American historian of ideas and culture. He has written on a wide range of topics, but is perhaps best known as a philosopher of educat...

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John S.D. Eisenhower MP (1922 - 2013)

John Sheldon Doud Eisenhower (born August 3, 1922, died December 21, 2013) is the son of President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his wife Mamie. He is a retired United States Army officer and the author of ...

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Andrew C. McLaughlin (1861 - 1947)

Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin (February 14, 1861 in Beardstown, Illinois – September 24, 1947) was an American historian born to Scottish immigrant parents. He received his bachelor's and law d...

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Omar Khayyám, عمر خیام MP (1048 - 1131)

Omar Khayyám, ‏عمر خیام x (1048–1131) was a Persian polymath: philosopher, mathematician, astronomer and poet. He also wrote treati...

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Agathias Scholasticus MP (c.530 - c.582)

Agathias or Agathias Scholasticus, Αγαθίας σχολαστικός (c. AD 530 - 582/594...

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Henry Cabot Lodge (1850 - 1924)

Henry Cabot Lodge (May 12, 1850 – November 9, 1924) was an American statesman, a Republican politician, and a noted historian from Massachusetts. While the title was not official, he is consid...

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Howard Zinn MP (1922 - 2010)

"We were not born critical of existing society. There was a moment in our lives (or a month, or a year) when certain facts appeared before us, startled us, and then caused us to question beliefs that w...

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David דוד Gans גאנז MP (1541 - 1613)

David ben Solomon (Shlomo) ben Seligman Gans (German: David ben Salomon ben Seligmann Gans; also Ganz; Hebrew: דָּוִד בֶּן ש...

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Christian Mommsen, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1902 MP (1817 - 1903)

Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen (1817 - 1903) German historian and writer, famous for his masterpiece, Romische Geschichte ( "The History of Rome" ). He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature ...

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Pythagoras of Samos MP (-570 - -495)

Pythagoras of Samos (Ancient Greek: Ὁ Πυθαγόρας ὁ Σάμιος Ho Pythagóras ho S...

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Henri Louis Bergson, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1927 MP (1859 - 1941)

Henri Bergson , né le 18 octobre 1859 à Paris où il est mort le 4 janvier 19411, est un philosophe français. Il a publié quatre principaux ouvrages : d’abord e...

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Sir Alfred Jules Ayer MP (1910 - 1989)

Sir Alfred Jules "Freddie" Ayer (29 October 1910, London – 27 June 1989, London) was a British philosopher known for his promotion of logical positivism, particularly in his books Language, Trut...

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Simone Adolphine Weil MP (1909 - 1943)

Simone Adolphine Weil est une philosophe française, née à Paris le 3 février 1909 et morte à Ashford le 24 août 1943. Elle est la sœur du mathéma...

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Seneca the Younger MP (-1 - 65)

Lucius Annaeus Seneca (often known simply as Seneca , or Seneca the Younger ) (c. 1 BCE – ACE 65) was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work humorist, of the Silver Age...

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Philon / Philo of Alexandria / פילון האלכסנדרוני MP (-20 - 50)

Philon (20 BCE – 50 ACE), known also as Philo of Alexandria (gr. Φίλων ὁ Ἀλεξανδρεύ...

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Charles R. Boxer, historian (1904 - 2000)

Charles Ralph Boxer FBA (8 March 1904 at Sandown on the Isle of Wight – 27 April 2000 at St. Albans, Hertfordshire) was a distinguished historian of Dutch and Portuguese maritime and colonial hi...

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Aldous Leonard Huxley MP (1894 - 1963)

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. Among Huxley's best known novels is BRAVE NEW W...

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Harriet Martineau (1802 - 1876)

Harriet Martineau (June 12, 1802 – June 27, 1876) was an English social theorist and Whig writer, often cited as the first woman sociologist. Martineau wrote more than 50 books and is significan...

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Hypatia - Ὑπατία of Alexandria MP (c.360 - 415)

Hypatia Bio Hypatia ( /haɪˈpeɪʃə/; Greek: Ὑπατία, Hypatía; born between 350 CE and 370 CE; died March 415) was a ...

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Uriel (Gabriel) da Costa MP (1585 - 1640)

Uriel da Costa (c. 1585 – April 1640) or Uriel Acosta (from the Latin form of his Portuguese surname, Costa, or da Costa) was a philosopher and skeptic from Portugal. Some sources give his year ...

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Giorgio Vasari MP (1511 - 1574)

Giorgio Vasari (30 July 1511 – 27 June 1574) was an Italian painter, writer, historian and architect, who is today famous for his biographies of Italian artists, considered the ideological found...

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Noam Chomsky MP

Avram Noam Chomsky (pronounced /ˌnoʊm ˈtʃɒmski/, Hebrew: חומסקי נועם אַב&#x...

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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel MP (1770 - 1831)

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (August 27, 1770 – November 14, 1831) was a German philosopher, one of the creators of German Idealism. His historicist and idealist account of reality as a whole r...

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Bernard Lewis MP

Bernard Lewis, FBA (born May 31, 1916) is a widely read expert on the Middle East , and is regarded as one of the West’s leading scholars of that region. His advice has been frequently sought by...

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Saxo "cognomine Longus" Grammaticus (1150 - c.1220)

Sagaskriver på 1200 tallet. Skrev om Hamlet mm. Student på en av de to første universitetene, i Paris. Se: Saxo Grammaticus . Saxo Grammaticus (c. 1150-1220) also known as Saxo c...

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Mary Wollstonecraft MP (1759 - 1797)

"I am going to be the first of a new genus. I am not born to tread in the beaten track - the peculiar bent of my nature pushes me on" Mary Wollstonecraft in letter to Everina, 1774 Mary Wollstonecr...

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John Locke, Philosopher MP (1632 - 1704)

John Locke (1632-1703), son of John Locke, of Pensford, and Ann Agnes (or Agnes Ann) Keene (1597-1654) Father of liberal philosophy. His ideas would also be used as a keystone for the revolutio...

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Voltaire MP (1694 - 1778)

Voltaire François-Marie Arouet (French pronunciation: [fʁɑ̃swa maʁi aʁuˈwe]; 21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778), better known by the pen name Volt...

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Wincenty Kadłubek MP (1161 - 1223)

Blessed Wincenty Kadłubek (1161 – 8 March 1223), also known as Vincent Kadlubek, Vincent Kadlubo, Vincent Kadlubko, Vincent of Kraków, Master Vincentius, was a thirteenth century B...

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Sima Qian 司馬遷 MP (-145 - -86)

Sima Qian, 司马迁 Sima Qian (ca. 145 or 135 BCE – 86 BCE), also called Ssu-ma Ch'ien, was a Prefect of the Grand Scribes (太史公) of the Han Dynasty. He is ...

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Tacitus MP (c.57 - c.117)

Tacitus Dette sidste gør måske, at det sikkert kun er en brøkdel af os nuværende danskere, der er af afstamning fra Gorm og dermed Harder-stammen. Resten af os stammer med...

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Tucydides MP (c.-460 - c.-395)

Thucydides, Θουκυδίδης Thucydides (c. 460 BCE – c. 395 BCE) (Greek Θουκυδί...

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Plutarch, (Plutarchus Πλούταρχος) MP (46 - 120)

Plutarch , Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus, Μέστριος Πλούταρχος Plutarch, born...

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Socrates MP (c.-470 - -399)

Socrates - Σωκράτης Socrates (Greek: Σωκράτης, Ancient Greek pronunciation: [soˈ...

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Diogenes of Sinope MP (c.-412 - -323)

Diogenes of Sinope (Διογένης ὁ Σινωπεύς) Diogenes the Cynic (Greek: Δ�...

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Herodotus MP (c.-490 - c.-430)

Herodotus "Father of History" Herodotus (Greek: Ἡρόδοτος Hēródotos) was an ancient Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus,...

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Jean-Paul Sartre MP (1905 - 1980)

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980), was one of the leading figures in 20th century French philosophy. He was commonly known simply as Jean-Paul Sartre was a French ex...

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Simone de Beauvoir MP (1908 - 1986)

Simone de Beauvoir is now best known for her metaphysical novels, including She Came to Stay and The Mandarins, and for her 1949 treatise "The Second Sex" , a detailed analysis of women's oppression an...

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Karl Heinrich Marx MP (1818 - 1883)

Karl Marx Documents on Geni Karl Heinrich Marx (Trier, May 5, 1818 - London, 14 March 1883) was a philosopher, historian, sociologist, economist, writer and thinker German Jewish socialist. Father th...

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Franz Amshel Kafka MP (1883 - 1924)

Franz Kafka ; ( 3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-language novelist, one of the most influential of the 20th century, whose works came to be regarded after his death as one of the major ac...

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Francis Parkman (1823 - 1893)

Francis Parkman (September 16, 1823 – November 8, 1893) was an American historian, best known as author of The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life and his monumental seve...

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Søren Aabye Kierkegaard MP (1813 - 1855)

Teolog og filosof, regnes ofte som den største danske filosof, fader til eksistentialismen. -------------------- Profilfoto: Kilde: Den Store Danske: : Søren Kierkegaard. Maleri fra 1902 ...

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Moses I Mendelssohn / Heymann MP (1729 - 1786)

Moses Mendelssohn (Dessau, September 6, 1729 – January 4, 1786 in Berlin) was a German Jewish philosopher to whose ideas the renaissance of European Jews, Haskalah (the Jewish Enlightenment) is ...

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Martin Buber / מרטין מרדכי בובר MP (1878 - 1965)

Martin Buber (Hebrew: מרטין בובר‎; February 8, 1878 – June 13, 1965) was an Austrian-born Jewish philosopher best known for ...

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Avicenna (Ibn Sīnā; Abū Alī Sīnā) MP (c.980 - 1037)

Avicenna, Ibn Sīnā (ابن سینا) Abū ‘Alī al-Ḥusayn ibn ‘Abd Allāh ibn Sīnā, known ...

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Maimonides / Rambam / موسى ابن ميمون הרמב"ם MP (c.1138 - 1204)

From Moshe (of the Torah) to Moshe (Maimonides) there was none like Moshe R' Moshe ben Maimon , Moses Maimonides the Rambam , [ca. 1138 (or 1135?) - 1204] was the preeminent medieval Jewish philosoph...

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Speusippus MP (c.-408 - c.-339)

Speusippus Speusippus (c. 408 – 339/8 BCE) was an ancient Greek philosopher. Speusippus was Plato's nephew by his sister Potone. After Plato's death, Speusippus inherited the Academy and remai...

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Plato MP (c.-428 - c.-348)

Plato (English pronunciation: /ˈpleɪtoʊ/; Greek: Πλάτων, Plátōn, "broad"; 428/427 BCE – 348/347 BCE), was a Classical...

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Aristotle MP (b. - -322)

Aristotle, Ἀριστοτέλης, Aristotélēs. Greek Philosopher. Aristotle (Greek: Ἀρισ&#...

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Zeno of Citium MP (-334 - -262)

Zeno of Citium. Greek philosopher. Founder of Stoicism Zeno of Citium (Greek: Ζήνων ὁ Κιτιεύς, Zēn&#x...

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Thomas Hobbes [of Malmsbury] MP (1588 - 1679)

Thomas Hobbes, XVII c English philosopher Thomas Hobbes (5 April 1588 – 4 December 1679), in some older texts Thomas Hobbs of Malmsbury, was an English philosopher, best known today for his wo...

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Niccolò Machiavelli MP (1469 - 1527)

Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (3 May 1469 – 21 June 1527) was an Italian historian, philosopher, humanist and writer based in Florence during the Renaissance. A founder of modern po...

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René Descartes MP (1596 - 1650)

René Descartes, Philosopher René Descartes (French pronunciation: [ʁəne dekaʁt]; 31 March 1596 – 11 February 1650) (Latinized form: Renatus Cartesius; adject...

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Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban MP (c.1561 - 1626)

Research shows Francis Bacon is actually the son of Queen Elizabeth (the Virgin Queen) and Robert Dudley, having secretly exchanged vows with him on January 1, 1561, in the house of Lord Pembroke, 21 d...

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Baruch Spinoza, ברוך שפינוזה MP (1632 - 1677)

Baruch de Spinoza , XVII Century Philosopher Founder of Spinozism Main interests: Ethics, Epistemology, Metaphysics Notable ideas Panentheism, Pantheism, Determinism, Deism, neutral monism, i...

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Franz Rosenzweig, פרנץ רוזנצווייג MP (1886 - 1929)

Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929) ranks as one of the most original Jewish thinkers of the modern period. There can be little doubt that Franz Rosenzweig was not only one of the most seminal thinkers of his...

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John Dewey MP (1859 - 1952)

John Dewey (October 20, 1859 – June 1, 1952) was an American philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in education and social reform. Dewey, along ...

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Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein MP (1889 - 1951)

Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (26 April 1889 – 29 April 1951) was an Austrian philosopher who held the professorship in philosophy at the University of Cambridge from 1939 until 1947. He is k...

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Karl Raimund Popper, Sir MP (1902 - 1994)

Sir Karl Raimund Popper, CH, FRS, FBA (28 July 1902 – 17 September 1994) was an Austro-British[1] philosopher and a professor at the London School of Economics.[2] He is widely regarded[3] as ...

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Josephus (Titus Flavius) - יוסיפוס פלביוס MP (37 - c.100)

Titus Flavius Josephus (37 – c.100), also Yosef Ben Matityahu (Joseph son of Matthias) and Titus Flavius Josephus was a first-century Romano-Jewish historian and hagiographer of priestly and roy...

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Immanuel Kant MP (1724 - 1804)

Immanuel Kant Immanuel Kant (German pronunciation: [ɪˈmaːnu̯eːl ˈkant]) (22 April 1724 – 12 February 1804) was an 18th-century German philosopher from...

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