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IN History & Culture ON 20 Nov, 2014
We are often lost in our philosophical thoughts and think about the mysteries of the Universe. Here are the world's Top Philosophers who gave a real thought on the slightest filament of ideas that needed a major study.
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He visited different social events and functions and could be seen fighting illogical thoughts and prejudice of the people. He didn't believe in solitude- he believed in enjoying life.
The first school of higher education in the Western world was founded by him. The Academy of Athens. All the western philosophy can be traced back to him.
Successor to Plato in philosophy, he had a major contribution in writing about ethics, aesthetics, government, rhetoric, politics, economics, psychology, metaphysics and theology.
He gave the gift of analytical geometry to this world.
He supported and adopted very significant principles of ethics and politics.
He proved the existence of god by proving that someone must have created the universe.
He lived during the dark ages of the Persian Empire. He was a philosopher and a preeminent physician, known for his two books "The Book of Healing" (no context to physical medicine) and "The Canon of Medicine" (compilation of all medicine known at that time).
He introduced Stoicism. The word Stoicism tells us that anything we do which causes us to suffer is because of the error in the judgement in some point of life.
Epicurus founded the school of philosophy named Epicureanism. A few letters of Epicurus remain.
He is known as the Father of Liberalism.
In 19th century Karl Marx gave socialism a scientific foundation.
He was Psychologist and philosopher known for his best work for the development of cognition in children.
He was the first one to develop the philosophy of pragmatism. Which emphasised on dealing with things sensibly and realistically.
He was the preeminent leader of non violence movement in the fight for independence from British rule in India.
He popularised the teaching of Zen and Eastern Philosophy.