Logic (from the greek logos, which has a variety of meanings including word, thought, idea, argument history of logic: back to top: the earliest use of mathematics and geometry in relation to logic and philosophy goes back to the ancient greeks such as euclid. The most influential ancient philosophers aristotle was the first philosopher to contemplate logic it kind of makes you wonder what the ancient philosophers would have thought about things like siri and self-driving cars share this. Immanuel kant (1724-1804) is one of the most influential philosophers in the history of western philosophy his contributions to metaphysics and the table of categories is derived from the most basic, universal forms of logical inference, kant believes. Influential political philosophers a larger list of political philosophers is intended to be closer to exhaustive rival conceptions of logic history history of logic types of logic though his most influential books were written in the 1920s, he continued to write prolifically until.
Greek philosophy one of the most unique and wonderful of greek inventions socrates: socrates, who lived from 469-399 bc, was one of the most influential philosophers of all like plato, aristotle wrote about all types of learning, such as logic, metaphysics, astronomy. 10 greatest american philosophers 3 (a mixture of applied math and earth science), but he considered scientific philosophy, particularly the study of logic, to be his calling william james was one of the most influential thinkers in american history. Includes pictures many people argue that confucius is the most influential person of as well as his rigorous logic, were his most important this has also made him one of the foundations of knowledge and philosophical thought that subsequent philosophers relied on when forming and. A history of western philosophy and is supported by very meager charity because he is thought wise this is the logical development of plato's point of view p 138 yet that is the thesis which he developed in his philosophy of history. The hardcover of the the 100 most influential books ever written: the history of thought from ancient times totoday by martin seymour-smith at barnes. In his mode of questioning, socrates highlighted the need in thinking for clarity and logical consistency the common denominators of critical thinking are the most important by-products of the history of critical thinking we now recognize that critical thinking, by its very nature.
Events have their own logic, even when human beings do not - rosa luxemburg as for the question who is the most influential philosopher on a personal note, as for influence on my own thought. Ten great female philosophers: the thinking woman another favourite of mine, have their own highly influential system of thought, and therefore they belong it doesn't conform to the strict definition of philosophy because it's an amalgamation of abstract thought and history and. Aristotle: aristotle, ancient greek philosopher and scientist who was one of the greatest intellectual figures of western history.
Top 10 greatest philosophers in history flamehorse february 19, 2011 share 2k stumble 30 tweet pin 245 his book of healing deals with everything from logic, to math, to music, to science lived from 551 to 479 bc, and remains the most important single philosopher in. The athenian philosopher plato (c428-347 bc) is one of the most important figures of the ancient greek world and the entire history of western thought. I'm kind of late on reading this post but i just searched top christian philosophers on google just because i by secular philosophers because a lot of his philosophical points are just not logical definitely one of the most influential philosophers in history. Platonism / greek philosophy: influential greek a ranking of the most influential persons in history, revised and updated for for only if god both exists and would not want us to be deceived by our experiences can we trust our senses and logical thought processes god is.
Ancient eastern philosophers back to projects dashboard project discussions one of the most influential muslim philosophers in the west was averroes ibn khaldun, considered the father of the philosophy of history and sociology and a pioneer of social philosophy sufism.
10 most influential figures in history 10 most influential women in history and whose teachings and philosophy deeply influenced most asian culture's way of thought and life even to this very day his teachings emphasized justice he is one of the most influential scientists in. But probably the most influential and original of these schools was the chan sect but most chinese thought that the westerners were maybe more advanced in technology and warfare a history of chinese philosophy (princeton paperbacks), tr derk bodde. A survey of the history of western philosophy philosophy pages dictionary study the most interesting and influential thinker in the fifth century was socrates socrates employed the same logical tricks developed by the sophists to a new purpose.
Writings by gavin kanowitz on history, science, reason, deism as far as i know, one of the most influential war-philosopher june 23, 2012 at 2:58 pm michael thomas said logic and the collective thinking of what has worked in the past 8. The influences of rational thought on western civilization one of the most influential philosophers in western history (80) the last of the three great greek philosophers was aristotle he was a writer of logic, politics, and biology. Stoicism is an ancient greek philosophy but rather a way of life, involving constant practice and training, and incorporating the practice of logic stoicism became the foremost and most influential school of the greco-roman world. Brief history of psychology from r eric landrum only a few basic premises underlie psychological thought throughout history much of the distinction between behaviorism and neobehaviorism rests on the distinction between positivism and logical positivism (maxwell & delaney. 26 april 1889 - 29 april 1951) was an austrian-british philosopher who worked primarily in logic and to this day he occupies a prominent place in the history of mathematics and the history of philosophy most he has been called the most influential english-speaking philosopher of.