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Immanuel Kant, 1724-1804. The foremost thinker of the German Enlightenment, often seen as the founder of modern German philosophy.
Abu Zayd Abd-Al-Rahman Ibn Khaldûn was born in Tunis in 1332 of a Spanish Arab family. Arguably the greatest of the medieval Arab scholars, his thinking has impacted the fields of cultural history, historiography, sociology, political science, philosophy of history, and education. His magnum opus, the Muqaddamah (Introduction) of 1377, represents the earliest critical study of history. In it, he explains how social cohesiveness binds societies together; and maintains that the rise, change, and fall of societies follow natural laws that can be empirically discovered.
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Sites and pages devoted to Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813-1855), aestheticist, poet, philosopher and religious writer, founder of the so-called existential tradition within modern philosophy and protestant theology.
German philosopher, media theorist and literary scholar.
Description: Alexandre Kojève, 1902-1968. Influential French interpreter of Hegel, whose "end of history" thesis helped to shape a generation of Continental thinkers. The most notable of these was probably Sartre.
Alexandre Kojève, 1902-1968. Influential French interpreter of Hegel, whose "end of history" thesis helped to shape a generation of Continental thinkers. The most notable of these was probably Sartre.
Description: Tadeusz Kotarbinski, 1886-1981. Polish analytical philosopher, known particularly for his work in the philosophy of logic. His own doctrine, based on radical nominalism, is known as "reism."
Tadeusz Kotarbinski, 1886-1981. Polish analytical philosopher, known particularly for his work in the philosophy of logic. His own doctrine, based on radical nominalism, is known as "reism."
For sites about Saul Kripke (1940- ), American logician and philosopher.
Julia Kristeva, b. 1941. Bulgarian-born Parisian thinker, whose work has concentrated on semiotics and psychoanalysis. Her writings are in French.
Description: Thomas Samuel Kuhn, 1922-1996. Twentieth-century American philosopher of science, best known for his analysis of the history of science in terms of paradigm shifts.
Thomas Samuel Kuhn, 1922-1996. Twentieth-century American philosopher of science, best known for his analysis of the history of science in terms of paradigm shifts.
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