Philosophers A-Z

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The banality of evil
A
Arendt
6th century 'consoler'
B
Boethius
He 'say'
C
Confucius
never put him before the horse
D
Descartes
has a European exchange programme named after him
E
Erasmus
"A History of Madness"
F
Foucault
political activist, pacifist
G
Gandhi
nefarious Nazi
H
Heidegger
"Sex and Genealogies"
I
Irigaray
Pragmatist
J
James
was a real pissant
K
Kant
the face of the other
L
Levinas
It is better to be feared than loved if you cannot be both
M
Machiavelli
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superman?
N
Nietzsche
known for his razor
O
Ockham
liked to wager
P
Pascal
Logician
Q
Quine
I don't care that he's not a Christian
R
Russell
Advised his readers to swallow a toad every morning
S
Schopenhauer
might makes right
T
Thrasymachus
Spanish philosopher, novelist and poet
U
Unamuno
"Common sense is not so common"
V
Voltaire
wrote his major work while fighting in the trenches during WWI
W
Wittgenstein
(arguably) the first philosopher of religion
X
Xenophanes
Indian meditative exercise
Y
Yoga
Achilles and the Tortoise
Z
Zeno
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