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Alfred North Whitehead

  1. Alfred North Whitehead was the first to sense Russell's extraordinary talent, and he quickly undertook to sponsor Russell among the Cambridge literati.
  2. Alfred North Whitehead was a twentieth-century exponent of this approach. (Web site)

Ludwig Wittgenstein

  1. Ludwig Wittgenstein was an Austrian philosopher who did work in the foundations of logic, and the philosophy of mathematics, language, and mind.
  2. Ludwig Wittgenstein is an Austrian philosopher who was born in Vienna in 1889 and died in Cambridge in 1951.
  3. Ludwig Wittgenstein is a notoriously difficult philosopher to read, let alone understand.
  4. Ludwig Wittgenstein is one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century, and regarded by some as the most important since Immanuel Kant. (Web site)
  5. Ludwig Wittgenstein is a philosopher who often uses educational situations to examine philosophical puzzles. (Web site)


  1. A philosopher is a person devoted to studying and producing results in philosophy. (Web site)
  2. The philosopher is a conceptual cartographer, a mapper of logical space.
  3. The philosopher was accordingly whiskered, turbaned, and blackened, and placed on a sofa betwixt two of the most celebrated beauties of Paris. (Web site)

Thomas Hobbes

  1. Thomas Hobbes was born in London in 1588. (Web site)
  2. Thomas Hobbes was one of the most influential political philosophers of all time, providing both support and justification of government.
  3. Thomas Hobbes is an outstanding example of the independence of mind that became possible in Protestant countries after the Reformation.
  4. Thomas Hobbes was acquainted with both Bacon and Galileo.
  5. Thomas Hobbes was an English scholar and amateur mathematician who wrote on optics and on geometry.


  1. Conservatism is a respectable political philosophy.
  2. Conservatism was much discussed not only by political philosophers but also by politicians in 1990.


  1. Theology is the study of God and the Nature of the Divine. (Web site)
  2. Theology is the study of religious beliefs. (Web site)
  3. Theology is a hobby for intellectuals.

David Pearce

  1. David Pearce is a British utilitarian philosopher who promotes the abolition of suffering in all sentient life. (Web site)
  2. David Pearce is a British philosopher and negative utilitarian.
  3. David Pearce is a British philosopher who promotes the abolition of suffering in all sentient life.
  4. David Pearce is a British philosopher who promotes the use of biotechnology to abolish suffering .
  5. David Pearce is a British vegan philosopher who promotes the abolition of suffering in all sentient life.

Richard Swinburne

  1. Richard Swinburne is a Christian philosopher and currently teaches at Oxford.
  2. Richard Swinburne is a contemporary defender of a Sacrifice theory.
  3. Richard Swinburne is a narrow theist (and therefore a broad theist).
  4. Richard Swinburne is a noted Christian philosopher advocating integration of science and religion (or theology).
  5. Richard Swinburne is a philosopher.

Alfred Ayer

  1. Berlin was a friend of the British philosopher Alfred Ayer. (Web site)
  2. Alfred Ayer *26 states that epiphenomenalism is defined in such a way that it would never be possible to refute it.

Antony Flew

  1. Antony Flew is a famous atheistic philosopher, well, was a famous atheistic philosopher.
  2. Antony Flew is a former atheist who came to believe in some kind of God.
  3. Antony Flew is one of the leading philosophers of the Twentieth Century. (Web site)

Bertrand Russell

  1. Bertrand Russell was born at the height of Britain 's economic and political ascendancy.
  2. Bertrand Russell was born into the English aristrocracy. (Web site)

Crispin Wright

  1. More recently, however, philosophers such as Michael Dummett and Crispin Wright have focused on the question of semantic realism. (Web site)
  2. Charles, in your recent e-mail, what you said about the philosopher Crispin Wright prompted me to think about elephants. (Web site)
  3. Modern logicists (like Bob Hale, Crispin Wright, and perhaps others) have returned to a program closer to Frege's. (Web site)


  1. Idealism is an approach to philosophical enquiry which asserts that direct and immediate knowledge can only be had of ideas or mental pictures.
  2. Idealism is a monistic theory, in which there is a single universal substance or principles. (Web site)
  3. Idealism is also a common theme in Eastern philosophy. (Web site)
  4. Idealism is also a term in international relations theory and in Christian eschatology.
  5. Idealism is the epistemological doctrine that nothing can be directly known outside of the minds of thinking beings. (Web site)

Isaiah Berlin

  1. Isaiah Berlin is a well-known political philosopher and a fellow at All Soul's College in Oxford, England.
  2. Isaiah Berlin was a clear writer whose literary elegance is marked by a simplicity and clarity that may be unequaled among 20th-century British philosophers. (Web site)
  3. Isaiah Berlin was once confused with Irving Berlin by Winston Churchill who invited the latter to lunch, thinking he was the former.
  4. Isaiah Berlin is a lesser focus here.
  5. Isaiah Berlin is a world famous British philosopher that had Jewish roots and direct ties with Riga.

Mary Midgley

  1. Mary Midgley is one of Britain's leading philosophers.
  2. Mary Midgley is a professional philosopher whose central interest is in the relation between humans and the rest of nature.
  3. Mary Midgley is a respected (retired) philosopher who has made some significant contributions to thinking about science.
  4. Mary Midgley is a gem of a moral philosopher.
  5. Mary Midgley is a philosopher with what many have come to admire, and some to fear, as one of the sharpest critical pens in the West.

Ted Honderich

  1. Ted Honderich is a British philosophy professor originally from Canada.
  2. Ted Honderich is a Canadian -born academic philosopher , who, since 1972 has been Reader in Philosophy at University College, London .
  3. Ted Honderich is a Canadian-born British academic philosopher.
  4. Ted Honderich is a respected contemporary British philosopher. (Web site)
  5. Ted Honderich is a very interesting philosopher.

Michael Dummett

  1. Michael Dummett is a drummer who plays with new levels of agression, technique and speed, and rivals the band's enthusiasm and dedication.
  2. Michael Dummett is a leading philosopher and logician of his generation, and his work on Frege has revolutionized the subject.
  3. Michael Dummett is one of the most influential British philosophers of his generation. (Web site)
  4. Michael Dummett is one of the most influential philosophers of the postwar period.
  5. Michael Dummett was born in 1925.

British Philosophers

  1. Here you find articles in the encyclopedia about British philosophers.
  2. Peter Geach Peter Geach is one of the foremost contemporary British philosophers.
  3. Michael Dummett is one of the most influential British philosophers of his generation. (Web site)

English Philosophers

  1. Through Jack, Arthur was also put in touch with English philosophers, and when Jonathan Bennett went to Oxford to do a B. Phil. (Web site)
  2. Natural Law - Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) was one of the greatest English philosophers.

Adam Smith

  1. Adam Smith was a Scottish political economist and philosopher. (Web site)
  2. Adam Smith was much influenced by Mandeville.
  3. Adam Smith was not the only one who wrote a eulogy of Hume, and others that did typically met with harsh reception.

John Locke

  1. John Locke was also a key thinker in the Enlightenment. (Web site)
  2. John Locke was born on August 29, 1632, in Warington, a village in Somerset, England. (Web site)
  3. John Locke was so pleased with this defence that he made gifts of money and books to his young apologist. (Web site)
  4. John Locke: Like Hobbes, described a social contract theory based on citizens' fundamental rights in the state of nature. (Web site)

George Boole

  1. George Boole was a mathematician and philosopher.
  2. George Boole was born in Lincoln, England, on November 2, 1815, into what was regarded at the time as a lower class family. (Web site)
  3. George Boole was truly one of the founders of computer science. (Web site)
  4. George Boole was the founder of the modern science of mathematical logic. (Web site)
  5. George Boole is a luminary of mathematics and logic whose work shows the practicality of these fields.

David Hume

  1. David Hume is a genius philosopher.
  2. David Hume is a foundational figure for cognitive ethical subjectivism. (Web site)
  3. David Hume is a journalist with more than 30 years of experience as a reporter, editor, foreign correspondent and newsroom trainer.
  4. David Hume is a philosopher highly respected for his clarity of thought and constructive use of scepticism.
  5. David Hume is a proponent of this view and argues that the sheer amount of evil, which may outweigh the good, in the world makes dubious that a deity exists. (Web site)

George Berkeley

  1. George Berkeley was one of the three most famous eighteenth century British Empiricists such as John Locke and David Hume.
  2. George Berkeley is a famous critic of the distinction.
  3. George Berkeley is a fine example of the intellectual vomit produced when a very intelligent person tries to make reality conform to their theology.
  4. George Berkeley was a prominent 18th century Irish philosopher in the empiricist tradition, who wrote both essays and philosophical dialogues.
  5. George Berkeley was born in Dysert Castle, near Thomastown, Ireland, the eldest son of William Berkeley, a cadet of the noble family of Berkeley. (Web site)


  1. Philosophy is a department within the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences (PPLS), within the College of the Humanities and Social Science.
  2. Philosophy is a discipline or field of study involving the investigation, analysis, and development of ideas at a general, abstract, or fundamental level. (Web site)
  3. Philosophy is a funny business and some philosophers are funny people. (Web site)
  4. Philosophy is an important part of your college education. (Web site)
  5. Philosophy is the inquiry into that situation. (Web site)

British Idealism

  1. British idealism was a philosophical movement that was influential in Britain during the mid to late nineteenth century and the early twentieth century. (Web site)
  2. British idealism was influenced by Hegel at least in broad outline, and undeniably adopted some of Hegel's terminology and doctrines. (Web site)

Cambridge Platonists

  1. The Cambridge Platonists were a group of philosopher s at Cambridge University, England in the middle of the 17th century (between 1633 and 1688). (Web site)
  2. The Cambridge Platonists are so called because they were all educated at the University of Cambridge and were all indebted to Platonist philosophy. (Web site)
  3. The Cambridge Platonists were a group of philosopher s at Cambridge University in the middle of the 17th century (between 1633 and 1688).
  4. The Cambridge Platonists were a group of philosophers at Cambridge University in the middle of the 17th century (between 1633 and 1688).
  5. The Cambridge Platonists were reacting to two pressures.


  1. Although the actual term "atheism" originated in 16th Century France, atheistic ideas appeared earlier than Classical Antiquity.
  2. Atheism is a position compatible with other forms of identity.
  3. Atheism is the condition of being without theistic beliefs and alternatively the disbelief in the existence of deities. (Web site)
  4. Atheism is the reverse side of communist humanism (Miceli, Atheism, p.
  5. Atheism is the simple nonbelief in a god; the term for believing that a god does not exist is antitheism. (Web site)


  1. An epistemology is a theory of knowledge, of which there are many, and for centuries it has been a central theme of philosophy. (Web site)
  2. Epistemology: a branch of philosophy concerned with the question of how we come to know anything at all.

Alan Millar

  1. Alan Millar is a graduate in history from Massey University and has a Diploma in Business Studies.
  2. Alan Millar is a taxonomic psychologist at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney and his job is to collect and identify seaweed.

Alexander Bryan Johnson

  1. Alexander Bryan Johnson ( 1786 --- 1867) was a notable philosopher and banker.
  2. Learn about the life of Alexander Bryan Johnson at

Andrea Christofidou

  1. Andrea Christofidou is a lecturer in philosophy at Keble College, Oxford. (Web site)


  1. Anscombe was elected Professor of Philosophy at Cambridge University in 1970, where she served until her retirement in 1986. (Web site)
  2. Anscombe was the first to clearly spell out that actions are intentional under some descriptions and not others. (Web site)

Anthony Quinton

  1. Anthony Quinton is a conservative.


  1. Arthur was a Pied Piper with children, the two successive nurses were splendid and my parents provided back up from time to time. (Web site)
  2. Arthur was a man of medium height, autocratic, humourless and narrow-minded. (Web site)
  3. Arthur was able to present me with an advance copy of Logic and the Basis of Ethics on the morning our second child Ann was born. (Web site)
  4. Arthur was anxious to do his best for the colony, but it was unfortunate that he was a man of little vision. (Web site)
  5. Arthur was left wing from his student days on. (Web site)


  1. Austin was the unrivalled master in detecting conceptual shades of linguistic usage--superior in this art even to Wittgenstein, I would say." (p.
  2. Austin was an austere figure.


  1. Ayer was a defender of verifiability theory of meaning. (Web site)
  2. Ayer was an agnostic, and followed in the footsteps of Bertrand Russell by debating with the Jesuit scholar Frederick Copleston on the topic of religion. (Web site)
  3. Ayer was born into a wealthy family of continental origin.
  4. Ayer was closely associated with the British humanist movement. (Web site)
  5. Ayer was educated at Eton College, and served in the British military during World War II. (Web site)

Celia Green

  1. According to Celia Green, reflecting on your personal identity can induce the experience. (Web site)
  2. English parapsychologist Celia Green found that subjects may occupy a subtle body, a replica of the physical. (Web site)
  3. Celia Green and Charles McCreery have written a unique introduction to lucid dreams that will appeal to the specialist and general reader alike. (Web site)


  1. Critchley is a current professor at The New School, and is a highly influential British philosopher. (Web site)
  2. Critchley is a visual, performance and conceptual artist and writer who uses a fine-tuned wit and irreverence to tackle a wide range of social issues.
  3. Critchley was 32 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 8, 1882, with the Pittsburgh Alleghenys. (Web site)
  4. Critchley was a handsome and impressive figure, a superb speaker and a lifelong student of the human mind. (Web site)
  5. Critchley was informative in his presentation as he explored concepts of active and passive nihilism. (Web site)

David Hartley

  1. David Hartley was born in June 1705 in the vicinity of Halifax, Yorkshire. (Web site)

David Walford

  1. David Walford is a lecturer at the University of Wales Lampeter .

David Wiggins

  1. David Wiggins is a West Point honor graduate and an honors graduate of New York Medical College.
  2. David Wiggins is a retired educator having served for thirty years in the Carroll County School System.


  1. Desmond was engaged to a woman named Ruth for six years. (Web site)
  2. Desmond was not a passenger of Flight 815.

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