Genealogy Projects tagged with Philosophy on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Prominent Historians and Philosophers

    Prominent Historians and Philosophers who have made major contributions to our understanding of our world and the human condition. Selected profiles list by activity period: BCE Pythagoras - Ὁ Πυθαγόρας (c. 570 BCE – c. 495 BCE ) Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder of the religious movement o...

  • Banned Authors

    “The important task of literature is to free man, not to censor him.” — Anaïs Nin Throughout world history, the majority of public, educational, and religious institutions have censored certain books for political, religious, or cultural reasons. This project serves as a place to gather together the writers -- cherished, reviled, or anywhere in-between -- who h...

  • Metaphysics

    Mysteries of the Ages Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of consciousness and existence. In popular usage the word refers loosely to a number of non-traditional belief systems and spiritual practices. The terms esoteric , occult and New Age have more restricted meanings. Their use as synonyms for metaphysical is deprecated. Popular Metaphysics "A commonly e...

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  • Nietzsche

    The philosopher, poet and musician Prof. Dr. Friedrich Nietzsche , born October 15th 1844 at Röcken (today a dirtrict of Lützen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany), died August 25th 1900 at Weimar , Thuringia, Germany. Meanwhile the family tree of Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844 – 1900) is built up with nearly 200 members beginning in the 17th century. Now it's up to add all tho...

  • New Age writers

    The New Age movement is a Western spiritual movement that developed in the second half of the 20th century. Its central precepts have been described as "drawing on both Eastern and Western spiritual and metaphysical traditions and infusing them with influences from self-help and motivational psychology, holistic health, parapsychology, consciousness research and quantum physics." The term New A...

  • Ancient Eastern Philosophers

    "To understand Western philosophy is to only get half the story. Just as important a contribution to human thought is the Eastern intellectual tradition---the product of thousands of years of thought by brilliant minds who demonstrated different ways of approaching fundamental questions about the existence of God, the Meaning of Life, the Nature of Truth and Reality, etc." "Among the many...

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  • Metaphysics - 20th Century

    The New Age Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of consciousness and existence. In popular usage the word refers loosely to a number of non-traditional belief systems and spiritual practices. This project includes key metaphysical wirters and teachers of the 20th century. Key Figures James Allen (1864-1912), New Thought Nona L. Brooks (1861-1945), New Th...

  • Metaphysics - 19th Century

    Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of consciousness and existence. In popular usage the word refers loosely to a number of non-traditional belief systems and spiritual practices. This project includes key metaphysical wirters and teachers of the 19th century. Key Figures Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888), American Transcendentalist William Ellery Channing (...

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  • Metaphysics - Transcendentalism

    "Transcendentalism is a group of ideas in literature and philosophy that developed in the 1830s and 1840s as a protest against the general state of culture and society, and in particular, the state of intellectualism at Harvard University and the doctrine of the Unitarian church taught at Harvard Divinity School. Among the transcendentalists' core beliefs was the belief in an ideal spirituality...

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