Philosophers

Author (number of quotes)Description
A
Abelard, Pierre (1)French philosopher, theologian, logician
Adorno, Theodor W. (2)German-born sociologist and philosopher
Alberti, Leon Battista (1)Italian architect, linguist, author and philosopher
Amiel, Henri-Frédéric (6)Swiss philosopher, poet and criticist
Anaxagoras (1)Ancient Greek philosopher
Aristotle (8)Ancient Greek philosopher and scientist
B
Babbage, Charles (2)English mathematician, philosopher, inventor
Bachelard, Gaston (2)French philosopher
Bacon, Francis (18)English philosopher, statesman
Bacon, Roger (2)English philosopher
Barthes, Roland (1)French literary theorist, philosopher, critic
Beauvoir, Simone de (2)French author and philosopher
Bergson, Henri (1)French philosopher
Bruno, Giordano (1)Italian philosopher
Butler, Nicholas Murray (1)American philosopher
C
Camus, Albert (17)French author, philosopher
Chang, Ruth (1)American philosopher
Cicero, Marcus Tullius (2)Roman philosopher and politician
Clifford, William Kingdon (1)English mathematician and philosopher
D
Democritus (4)Ancient Greek philosopher
Dennett, Daniel (45)American philosopher
Descartes, René (4)French philosopher, mathematician
Diderot, Denis (3)French philosopher
Durant, Will (1)American author, historian, philosopher
E
Epictetus (1)Ancient Greek philosopher
F
Franklin, Benjamin (21)American author, politician, philosopher, scientist
Fromm, Erich (6)German-American philosopher, psychologist
G
Gabriol, Salamon Ibn (1)pen name of Salamon ben Jehuda ibn Gabriol, Spanish poet and philosopher
Gasset, José Ortega y (2)Spanish philosopher
H
Harris, Sam (36)American author, philosopher
Hayek, Friedrich (13)British economist and philosopher
Hume, David (1)Scottish philosopher and historian
J
James, William (6)American psychologist and philosopher
K
Kant, Immanuel (1)German philosopher
Kazantzakis, Nikos (1)Greek novelist, poet, playwright and philosopher
Keen, Sam (1)American author, professor and philosopher
L
Laertius, Diogenes (1)Biographer of the Greek philosophers
Lakatos, Imre (1)Hungarian philosopher of mathematics and science
Locke, John (2)English philosopher, doctor, politician
Luxemburg, Rosa (1)German philosopher, economist and social activist
M
McLuhan, Marshall (1)Canadian philosopher
Meister, Eckhart (1)German theologian, philosopher
Montaigne, Michel de (6)French philosopher
Mumford, Lewis (1)American historian, philosopher of science
N
Nietzsche, Friedrich (11)German philosopher
P
Poincaré, Henri (8)French mathematician, physicist and philosopher
Popper, Karl (2)Austrian philosopher
R
Rand, Ayn (8)Russian-born American author and philosopher
Renan, Ernest (1)French philosopher
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques (3)French philosopher, author and composer
Russell, Bertrand (31)English mathematician, philosopher
S
Salecl, Renata (1)Slovene sociologist and philosopher
Santayana, George (10)American philosopher, author, poet
Sartre, Jean-Paul (3)French philosopher
Schlegel, Friedrich von (1)German philosopher and author
Schopenhauer, Arthur (9)German philosopher
Sextus (4)Ancient Greek philosopher
Smith, Adam (1)Scottish economist and philosopher
Socrates (1)Greek Athenian philosopher
Spencer, Herbert (1)English philosopher, biologist
T
Thoreau, Henry David (39)American author, philosopher
Tzu, Lao (1)Ancient Chinese philosopher, author of the Tao Te Ching
Tzu, Sun (1)ancient Chinese military general and philosopher
U
Unamuno, Miguel de (1)Spanish author, poet, philosopher
V
Voltaire (14)French author, poet, philosopher
W
Whitehead, Alfred North (5)English-born American philosopher
X
Xenophanes (1)Greek philosopher, theologian, poet
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