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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: 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.
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
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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
Description: Ludwik Fleck (Ludwig Fleck), 1896-1961. Polish physician and philosopher of science who inspired Thomas Kuhn.
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.
Description: Charles Fran├žois Marie Fourier, 1772-1837. French utopian socialist theorist. He represents an important strain in early nineteenth century thought.
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.
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."
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: Sarah Margaret Fuller, 1810-1850. American Transcendentalist thinker, social reformer and journalist. She is also a key figure in the history of feminism.
Sarah Margaret Fuller, 1810-1850. American Transcendentalist thinker, social reformer and journalist. She is also a key figure in the history of feminism.
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