5 BC – Xenophanes of Colophon was a philosophically-minded poet who lived in various parts of the ancient Greek. – He is best remembered for a novel critique of anthropomorphism in religion, a partial advance toward monotheism, and some pioneering reflections on the conditions of knowledge. – He was a travelling ..
1679 – Born on January 24th in Breslau, Silesia, Germany. Christian Wolff, philosopher, mathematician, and scientist who worked in many subjects but who is best known as the German spokesman of the Enlightenment, the 18th-century philosophical movement characterized by Rationalism. 1703-1706 – Qualified as Privatdozent in the university of Leipzig, where he lectured, when he ..
1932 – He was born on the 18th of January this year in Methodist Hospital, in Brooklyn, York. He attended an unspecified Catholic Grammar School. He attended Brooklyn Tech for High School to remove himself from the Catholic influence. 1979 – He received a Ph.D. in psychology from Paidea University in California. 1958 ..
1861 – Alfred North Whitehead, born on the 15th of February in Ramsgate, Kent, England. He was an English-born mathematician who became a philosopher. He wrote on algebra, logic, foundations of mathematics, philosophy of science, physics, metaphysics, and education. 1880 – 1910 – He studied, taught, and wrote mathematics at Trinity College, Cambridge. 1891 – ..
1909 – Born on the 3rd of February in Paris, France. 1931 – After graduating from the École Normale Supérieure, she taught philosophy in several girls’ schools. 1934 – She took a job in an auto factory, where she observed the spiritually deadening effect of machines on her fellow workers. 1940 – Born Jewish, she ..
1748 – Born on February 6th in Ingolstadt, Germany. German philosopher and the founder of the Bavarian Illuminati. 1772 – Reached the rank of Professor of Canon Law. 1775 – Appointment as Professor of Natural and Canon Law at the University of Ingoldstadt. 1776 – Adam Weishaupt founded the Illuminati of Bavaria on May 1st. ..
Chinese politician head of Nationalist Chinese government 1940-1944 as puppet of Ja..
1964 – Voltaire was born in Paris on November 21, 1694. 1704-1711 – Voltaire was educated by Jesuits at the College Louis-le-Grand, where he learned Latin and Greek; later in life he became fluent in Italian, Spanish and English. 1711-1713 – Voltaire studied law. Before devoting himself entirely to writing, Voltaire worked as a secretary ..
1668 – Born on the 23rd of June. 1686 – Vico accepted a tutoring position in Vatolla, south of Salerno, that would last for nine years. 1699 – He married a childhood friend, Teresa Destito, and took a chair in rhetoric at the University of Naples. 1710 – Vico is best known for his verum ..
Spanish Basque author and philosop..