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Description: Johann Eck (Johann Maier, Johann Maier von Eck, Eckius, Eccius), 1486-1543. Catholic theologian and commentator on the philosophers Aristotle and Peter of Spain. Best known for his fierce opposition to Luther.
Johann Eck (Johann Maier, Johann Maier von Eck, Eckius, Eccius), 1486-1543. Catholic theologian and commentator on the philosophers Aristotle and Peter of Spain. Best known for his fierce opposition to Luther.
Description: Ostad Elahi, 1895-1974. Persian jurist and philosopher who developed a theistic humanist system which emphasized self-realization. In Persian music, he was a virtuoso of the tanbur.
Ostad Elahi, 1895-1974. Persian jurist and philosopher who developed a theistic humanist system which emphasized self-realization. In Persian music, he was a virtuoso of the tanbur.
Please submit only sites dealing with the philosophical aspects of the scientific and literary work of Mircea Eliade.
Mircea Eliade (1907-1986) was not only a great historian of religions and novelist but also an intriguing philosopher whose vision goes well beyond the philosophy of religions.
Description: Elizabeth of Bohemia (Elisabeth von der Pfalz), 1618-1680. Princess and philosopher who corresponded with Descartes on the problems of strict mind/body dualism.
Elizabeth of Bohemia (Elisabeth von der Pfalz), 1618-1680. Princess and philosopher who corresponded with Descartes on the problems of strict mind/body dualism.
Empedocles of Acragas (or Akragas or Agrigentum), fl. mid-5th BC. One of the greatest of the Greek Presocratic thinkers, he put forth a view of the world as composed of four elements, earth, air, fire and water, whose relation to one another was governed by the principles of Love and Strife. He is generally considered either a "qualitative pluralist" or an Eleatic thinker.
Epictetus, circa 55 - circa 135 AD. He was born, and lived much of his life, as a slave in Hierapolis, Phrygia, under the Roman Empire. He is among the most noted of the ancient Stoics.
One of the major philosophers in the Hellenistic period
Desiderius Erasmus, 1466-1536. Dutch philosopher known as one of the great Renaissance humanist writers. A critic of the church and producer of authoritative editions of the classics, he wrote in Latin.
Description: John Scotus Eriugena, fl. 9th century AD. Irish teacher and theologian who translated and followed the teachings of the Neoplatonic writer Pseudo-Areopagus. An influential figure in medieval philosophy and theology.
John Scotus Eriugena, fl. 9th century AD. Irish teacher and theologian who translated and followed the teachings of the Neoplatonic writer Pseudo-Areopagus. An influential figure in medieval philosophy and theology.
Rudolf Christoph Eucken, 1846-1926. German Idealist philosopher and religious thinker.
Description: Euclides of Megara (Euclid, Euklides, Eucleides), c. 430 - c. 360 BC. Sophist, pupil of Socrates, and founder of the Megarian (or Eristic) school of classical thought.

This Sophist thinker should not be confused with the Alexandrian geometer Euclid.

Euclides of Megara (Euclid, Euklides, Eucleides), c. 430 - c. 360 BC. Sophist, pupil of Socrates, and founder of the Megarian (or Eristic) school of classical thought.
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