Description: Frantz Fanon, 1925-1961. Caribbean-born Algerian psychiatrist and revolutionary socialist theorist. His work also made him an important figure in Algerian history. He wrote in French.
Frantz Fanon, 1925-1961. Caribbean-born Algerian psychiatrist and revolutionary socialist theorist. His work also made him an important figure in Algerian history. He wrote in French.
Description: Frantz Fanon, 1925-1961. Caribbean-born Algerian psychiatrist and revolutionary socialist theorist. His work also made him an important figure in Algerian history. He wrote in French.
Nikolai Fedorovich Fedorov (Nicholas Fyodorov, Nikolai Fyodorov, N.F. Fedorov, N.F. Fyodorov), 1829-1903. 19th-century Russian philosopher and librarian who an early transhumanist anti-death movement.
Description: Nikolai Fedorovich Fedorov (Nicholas Fyodorov, Nikolai Fyodorov, N.F. Fedorov, N.F. Fyodorov), 1829-1903. 19th-century Russian philosopher and librarian who an early transhumanist anti-death movement.
A German-American 20th century philosopher, associated with the Vienna Circle
James Frederick Ferrier, 1808-1864. Scottish idealist philosopher, a little-known figure in 19th-century British thought. He was influenced by German Idealism and by Berkeley.
Description: James Frederick Ferrier, 1808-1864. Scottish idealist philosopher, a little-known figure in 19th-century British thought. He was influenced by German Idealism and by Berkeley.
Ludwig Feuerbach, 1804-1872. Iconoclastic German interpreter of Hegel, a prominent member the Left Hegelians. He is remembered primarily for his influence on Marx. In his later life, his work became increasingly theological.
Description: Ludwig Feuerbach, 1804-1872. Iconoclastic German interpreter of Hegel, a prominent member the Left Hegelians. He is remembered primarily for his influence on Marx. In his later life, his work became increasingly theological.
Paul Feyerabend, 1924-1994. He was born and did his early studies in Vienna, Austria; later he emigrated to the United States. Known as a pluralist and opponent of Karl Popper's philosophy of science. His most noted works were written in English.
Johann Gottlieb Fichte, 1762-1814. German Idealist philosopher, traditionally placed after Kant and before Schelling. Associated with the theory of the absolute self, and with the philosophical justification of German nationalism.
Marsilio Ficino (Ficinus), 1433-1499. Translator of Plato and Plotinus who advocated a Christian Neoplatonism. Influential on Renaissance humanist thought. He also dabbled extensively in magic and astrology.
Description: Marsilio Ficino (Ficinus), 1433-1499. Translator of Plato and Plotinus who advocated a Christian Neoplatonism. Influential on Renaissance humanist thought. He also dabbled extensively in magic and astrology.
20th century American philosopher.
Ludwik Fleck (Ludwig Fleck), 1896-1961. Polish physician and philosopher of science who inspired Thomas Kuhn.
Description: Ludwik Fleck (Ludwig Fleck), 1896-1961. Polish physician and philosopher of science who inspired Thomas Kuhn.
Michel Foucault, 1926-1984. French philosopher of the postmodernist period. He used historical studies to reveal social forces underlying the contemporary order of things.
Charles Fran├žois Marie Fourier, 1772-1837. French utopian socialist theorist. He represents an important strain in early nineteenth century thought.
Description: Charles Fran├žois Marie Fourier, 1772-1837. French utopian socialist theorist. He represents an important strain in early nineteenth century thought.
Sigismund Schlomo Freud, 1856-1939. Psychiatrist, essayist, and founder of the psychoanalysis.
Jakob Friedrich Fries, 1773-1843. Nineteenth-century German Idealist philosopher, exponent and follower of Kant. He sought to resolve the paradoxes of Kant's "transcendental deduction."
Description: Jakob Friedrich Fries, 1773-1843. Nineteenth-century German Idealist philosopher, exponent and follower of Kant. He sought to resolve the paradoxes of Kant''s "transcendental deduction."
Sarah Margaret Fuller, 1810-1850. American Transcendentalist thinker, social reformer and journalist. She is also a key figure in the history of feminism.
Description: Sarah Margaret Fuller, 1810-1850. American Transcendentalist thinker, social reformer and journalist. She is also a key figure in the history of feminism.